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.

domain entity

A group of computers sharing the network portion of their host names, for example symantec.com. Domain entities are registered within the Internet community. Registered domain entities end with an extension such as .com, .edu, or .gov or a country code such as .jp (Japan).