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.

TAPI Telephony Application Programming Interface

A standard used by Microsoft Windows operating systems to connect a computer to telephone services. Windows uses TAPI to automatically detect and configure communication hardware, such as modems, that are installed on a computer.