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.

Security Incident severity: Critical

Critical security incidents are high-risk attacks or possible compromises. Immediate action is necessary to mitigate the impact of these security incidents. These security incidents are required to be escalated as severe security incidents.