Glossary

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.

communications protocol

A set of rules that are designed to let computers exchange data. A communications protocol defines issues such as transmission rate, interval type, and mode.

A set of rules that are designed to let computers exchange data. A communications protocol defines issues such as transmission rate, interval type, and mode. See also ICAP, native protocol, and RPC protocol.