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.

Scanner

The component in a Symantec Mail Security 8200 Series appliance or set of appliances that filters mail. Each site can have one or many Scanners. The configuration of each Scanner is managed via the Control Center.

The component in Symantec Brightmail Gateway that filters mail. Each site can have one or many Scanners. The configuration of each Scanner is managed through the Control Center.

The components in Symantec Scan Engine that filter email, files, and Web content.