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What Makes a Security Plan?

      Hello, and welcome back to my blog. This week, I would like to quickly discuss the levels that go into making a security plan. These types of plans are an important tool for IT departments and Cybersecurity Administrators to design a plan that will help protect or slow down an attack on the network.     Of course, security plans can vary from company to company; however, their purpose remains the same, with threats looming every day. With IT managers adjusting in response to the ever-changing threats, the created security plan must be designed to stop or slow down any attempt to breach network defenses. Below we will look at the principal components of a security plan and what they entail.    Separate Networks              As the name suggests, having more than one network can protect company assists from hackers and the like. The reason being is that having every computer on one network would lead to issues if that subsequent work were to fail, which would stop operati

Virtualization Overview

 Hello, and welcome to my blog!   This week, we will discuss virtualization.   But what is virtualization, and why is it used?  Well, virtualization is the process of running an operating system in an app window on your desktop that behaves like a physical computer.   Another great feature of virtualization is the ability to run applications in a sandbox environment. Meaning, you can test applications in a safe place protected from interacting with your computer, or you can try different operating systems like Linux to see if it is right for you.   There are different types of virtualizations, such as Hardware Virtualization, Desktop visualization, Application Virtualization, Memory Virtualization, and my favorite, Video Game Console Emulation.  Of course, there are many more types of virtualizations, but I will not be going over all of them today as this blog could take a long time explaining each one of them. I will be going over the ones I just mentioned in the best detail t