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.

incident priority

A number between one and five that is assigned to an incident. The number is assigned based on signature attributes, system attributes, organization attributes, vulnerability attributes, and service level agreements.

A measure of the urgency of a given incident. The range of priority values is 1–5; the highest priority is 5. For example, you might want to assign a high priority to incidents that affect networks that reside within your firewall.