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.

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol is one of the core protocols of the Internet protocol suite. Using TCP, applications on networked hosts can create connections to one another, over which they can exchange data or packets. The protocol guarantees reliable and orderly delivery of data both at the sender to receiver ends.

Transmission Control Protocol is one of the core protocols of the Internet protocol suite. By using TCP, applications on networked hosts can create connections to one another, over which they can exchange data or packets. The protocol guarantees reliable and orderly delivery of data both at the sender to receiver ends.