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.

1394 FireWire

A high-performance serial bus that follows the IEEE 1394 standard. A FireWire port can transfer data between a computer and its peripherals at 100, 200, or 400 Mbps, with a planned increase to 2 Gbps. A single FireWire port can daisy chain together up to 63 peripherals in a tree-like structure.