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.

Symantec event collector

A component that gathers events from a security product source and sends the events for archiving and correlation. You can configure an event collector to forward original format event data and to filter and aggregate the event data according to rules that you define.