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 feature of Symantec Brightmail Gateway that lets most email messages that are from verified good senders bypass spam filtering. Fastpass conserves resources by providing a temporary exemption from spam scanning for senders with a demonstrated history of sending no spam messages. Fastpass reduces the processing time required for messages from legitimate sources.