PART ONE: Understanding Risks in Virtualized Networks
Virtualization (VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VirtualBox) provides an enterprise with a significant opportunity to increase efficiency and decrease costs in its IT operation. For this task, assume that the vice president of IT operations of an organization has consulted you (chief cyber architect) to provide five advantages and five disadvantages of virtualization and to provide four best principles and practices that can be adopted in a virtualized environment that will reduce the risks associated with virtualization. It may help to select a specific organization with which you are familiar.
Address the following in your paper:
Provide an introductory section on virtualization and its application in enterprise network.
Use a table format to differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of virtualization.
Identify risks and attacks that are associated with the use of virtualization or virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
Describe four best practices and principles that will reduce the risks associated with virtualization.
Wrap up with a summary and conclusion.
Length: 3-4 pages, not including titles and reference pages.
References: Support your assignment with a minimum of 4 scholarly resource