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.

HTTP

Hypertext Transfer Protocol is the protocol used to transfer or convey information on the World Wide Web. It is a patented open Internet protocol, the purpose of which is to provide a way to publish and receive HTML pages.

HyperText Transfer Protocol is the protocol that is used to transfer or convey information on the World Wide Web. It is a patented open Internet protocol whose purpose is to provide a way to publish and receive HTML pages.