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.

native protocol

Symantec Scan Engine's own protocol. The native protocol is a simple TCP/IP protocol. It is text-based like HTTP or SMTP. It uses standard ASCII commands and responses to communicate between the client and the server.