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06:16 Aug 7, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software
English term or phrase:Beyond the Virus Scanner
Beyond the Virus Scanner
There is much confusion in the IT community as to what defenses are required to adequately protect an infrastructure. Too often it has been said, “I don’t need that, I have a virus scanner” when nothing could be further from the truth.
Much of this confusion stems from the fact that there are many different types of attacks that can be launched against an infrastructure. This article will illustrate two different classes of attacks, and how to detect and mitigate them.
Explanation: beyond (OUTSIDE A LIMIT) [Show phonetics]
1 outside or after (a stated limit):
Few people live beyond the age of a hundred.
We cannot allow the work to continue beyond the end of the year.
I've got nothing to tell you beyond (= in addition to) what I told you earlier.
The repercussions will be felt throughout the industry and beyond (= in other areas).
His thoughtlessness is beyond belief (= is so great that it is impossible to believe).
LITERARY Her beauty is beyond compare (= is so great that nothing can be compared to it).
Tonight's performance has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control (= events which we are unable to deal with).
She has always lived beyond her means (= spent more than she has earned).
He survived the accident, but his car was damaged beyond repair (= damaged so badly it could not be repaired).
2 INFORMAL If something is beyond you, you are unable to understand it:
I'm afraid physics is completely beyond me.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
Ray Luo United Kingdom Local time: 05:55 Native speaker of: Chinese PRO pts in category: 62