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.

out-of-band management

A type of remote computer management. It lets IT administrators connect to a computer's management controller when the computer is turned off, in sleep or hibernate modes, or otherwise unresponsive through the operating system. Out-of-band management can be performed on the computers that have Intel AMT, DASH, or ASF-capable network adapters.