Cloud and Virtualization

In this chapter, you will

•  Explore virtualization concepts

•  Become familiar with cloud concepts

Virtualization and cloud services are becoming common enterprise tools to manage cost, capacity, complexity, and risk. You need to understand how these services contribute to a security solution in today’s enterprise, as described in this chapter.

Certification Objective   This chapter covers CompTIA Security+ exam objective 3.7, Summarize cloud and virtualization concepts.


Virtualization technology is used to enable a computer to have more than one OS present and, in many cases, operating at the same time. Virtualization is an abstraction of the OS layer, creating the ability to host multiple OSs ...

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