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.

e-commerce

The buying and selling of goods and services on the Internet, especially the World Wide Web. In practice, this term and e-business are often used interchangeably. For online retail selling, the term e-tailing is sometimes used.