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BCS Glossary of Computing and ICT 13th edition by BCS Academy Glossary Working Party

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HOW TO USE THIS GLOSSARY

The only place you will find a full alphabetical list of all the terms covered in the Glossary is in the index at the back of the book. The Glossary is not a dictionary and the definitions are not in general arranged alphabetically, even within the sections. Knowing how to use the index is crucial to deriving the maximum value from the Glossary.

For example, looking up ‘virus checking ’ in the index leads you. ‘Virus checking’ is not one of the main definitions on this page, but you will find it under ‘antivirus software’. Your eye should be led to it by the different appearance of the term you are searching for: Virus checking.

Antivirus software

also known as: vaccine utility

including: anti-virus monitor, virus checking, ...

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