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.

OOBA out-of-band authentication

A one-size-fits-all authentication sequence for protocols that require transparency or have their own authentication. OOBA allows you to authenticate with proxies, such as HTTP, SQLnet, and h323, that have not supported authentication on the firewall in the past.