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.

TPM Trusted Platform Module

An integrated security module that provides protection of sensitive data, individual platform authentication, hardware-protected key generation, random number generation, hash and digital signature, and a platform trust state. Can be used as location criteria for AutoLocation Switching.