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.


All clients on an enterprise network are organized into groups with similar security needs and settings. Groups can contain clients (Agents) that are added as Users or Computers. If importing users from an Active Directory server, the group structure is also imported. See also Computers, Users, Global group.