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.

downstream Active Practice

An Active Practice that has a dependent relationship on another Active Practice—known as an upstream Active Practice—especially with regard to mapped parameter values. Changes made to an upstream Active Practice can affect the downstream Active Practice. If an upstream Active Practice is deleted, the dependent downstream Active Practice becomes unusable. See also Active Practice, upstream Active Practice.