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.

bind

The process of attaching a network listener to a locally-bound IP address. When you bind a network service to an IP address, Symantec Scan Engine uses this address to listen on, and to transmit data to and from the client.