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.

system administrator

A person with typical UNIX or Windows administrator privileges and responsibilities.

A person responsible for administering all areas of the Policy Manager including installing and updating servers, Enforcers, monitoring its security configuration, adding groups and users, and updating Agent software and policies. See also domain administrator.

An individual responsible for maintaining multi-user computer systems in a LAN or SAN.