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.


A program or group of programs designed to perform a specific task. Oracle Database and Veritas NetBackup are examples of applications.

An instance of an application. Applications are directly accessed by the user. Examples include: SAP, Share point, NetBackup, a file server, or a database sandbox with SQL server instances.

See integrating product.