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.

native copy

A copy of only the disk structure information and the files, rather than all sectors on the disk. In addition, on FAT partitions, native copying saves the files contiguously. That is, when you write the image to the destination drive, the files are no longer fragmented.