Glossary

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.

GPT GUID Partition Table

Part of the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) standard, which is the replacement for the PC BIOS. GPT is the standard for the layout of the partition table on a disk.