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.

extranet

The extension of the LAN via remote or Internet access to partners outside of your organization, such as frequent suppliers and purchasers. Such relationships should be over authenticated links to authorized segments of the LAN and are frequently encrypted for privacy.