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: Emergency

Emergency security incidents are high-risk attacks that resulted in a validated compromise. Immediate action is necessary to mitigate the impact of these security incidents. These security incidents are required to be escalated as severe security incidents.