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.

true file type recognition

A technology that identifies the actual type of a file, whether or not the file extension matches that type. In Symantec Brightmail Gateway, you can specify filtering actions based on the true file type or true file class of a file, or you can filter based on the file name or extension.

A technology that identifies the actual type of a file, whether or not the file extension matches that type.