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.

HIPAA

Refers to the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. This act includes a section that establishes standardized mechanisms for electronic data interchange, security, and confidentiality of all health-care-related information.