The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

event family

A group of associated events. Different integrating products may log events that belong to the same event family. For example, all products log events from the System Event Family, such as Application Start and Application Update. Products with antivirus components log events from the AntiVirus Event Family, such as Virus Found and Virus Repaired.