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.

mount point

The point where a file system on a disk logically connects to a system’s directory structure so that the file system is available to users and applications.

The directory path name at which a file system attaches to the file system hierarchy.