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.

PXE Boot Pre-Boot Execution Environment

An environment to start computers using a network interface independently of available data storage devices (like hard disks) or installed operating systems. An administrator can load operating systems and other software onto the device from a server over the network.