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.


The ability to automatically switch to a different location without user intervention. The use of security policies can determine the location and network environment of a user connecting to the corporate network such as when working on-site, working at home, or connecting from another business location. Also known as Adaptive Policy. See also AutoLocation Switching, location.