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.


A robotic library drive, stand-alone drive, backup-to-disk folder, virtual drive, removable storage drive, online storage folder, or other type of data storage that is supported by Backup Exec.

The security appliance and/or software covered by the MSS service.

A collective term for disks, tapes, disk arrays, tape arrays, and any other objects that store data. Also called storage device.