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.

signature library

Symantec Sygate Enterprise Protection only. A set of IPS signatures. Symantec provides a library of known signatures in the Symantec IPS Library, which can be kept up-to-date by downloading the latest version from Symantec automatically (if your license include Online Subscription). Administrators can also specify new attack signatures of their own choosing in custom libraries. See also signature, System Library.