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.

SCSI small computer system interface

A processor-independent standard for system level interfacing between a computer and peripheral devices such as printers, hard drives, and CD-ROMs.

The second most commonly used interface for disk drives. Unlike competing standards, SCSI is capable of supporting 8 devices, or 16 devices with Wide SCSI. Also pronounced "Scuzzy."