Virtualization and Cloud Computing Cyber Security

“One single vulnerability is all an attacker needs.”

Every day, hackers and cyber criminals launch new, sophisticated computer viruses, malware, and scams that threaten the data our society relies on. In fact, a February 2018 study from McAfee reports that hackers drain an estimated $600 billion annually from the world economy.

Cyber Security is ideal for the IT professional or someone interested in the IT field. If you understand the importance of data and network security in today’s digital world, this nationally recognized certificate could take your career to the next level. Certificate in Cyber Security is a stand-alone, transcribable certificate that demonstrates your proficiency in cyber security. This accelerated program is designed for people who believe that organizations and individuals have a right to keep their digital information secure in today’s global infrastructure. You will understand through the principles of Virtualization and Cloud Computing.

Cloud computing metaphor defined: the group of networked elements providing services need not be individually addressed or managed by users; instead, the entire provider-managed suite of hardware and software can be thought of as an amorphous cloud.

In computing, virtualization refers to the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including virtual computer hardware platforms, storage devices, and computer network resources. “Virtualization is a foundational element of cloud computing. One of the best real-world examples for the virtualization in Cloud Computing is User Desktop on Cloud VM.

With this certificate, you can become the digital protection people and businesses seek out to keep their sensitive information out of the wrong hands. Within the program you’ll gain the advanced knowledge and skills you need to secure data and protect assets. Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. These cyberattacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users; or interrupting normal business processes. Implementing effective cybersecurity measures is particularly challenging today because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative.

Ideal for:

This module is designed for the IT professional or someone interested in the IT field as it relates to cyber security.


By the end of the seminar attendants will be able to:

  • Principles of Virtualization & Cloud Computing
  • Fundamentals of Internet Security
  • Concepts of Network Security and Risk Management
  • How to Manage Security Risks: Risk Analysis and Management
  • Malware: Types of Malware and Preventing Infections
  •  Cybersecurity Laws

Session 1

Introduction and Seminar Objectives

  • Finding out what you want to achieve with this seminar

Types of Internet Security:

  • Viruses and Malware
  • Worms and Botnets
  • Spyware and Keyloggers
  • Scams and Phishing

Session 2

Influencing Others

  • Pygmalion Effect
  • Communicating Expectations

Session 3

Visioning yourself as a Cyber Security Professional:

  • What type of Manager are you?
  • Types of Management: choosing how to use  professional management power
  • Demonstrate sharing, aggregation, emulation, and isolation features
  • Understand the “Cloud”
  • Differences between software and hardware
  • Intranet and Internet

Session 4

Setting Goals

  • Identifying Your Values and Principles
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Understanding Milestones
  • Overcoming Obstacles

Session 5                                                 

Virtualization in Cloud Computing:

  • Saving cots for a physical system
  • On- demand self service
  • Broad network access
  • Multi-tenancy and resource pooling
  • Rapid elasticity and scalability
  • Measured service

Session 6

Leadership skills for Virtualization in Cloud Computing:

  • The 3 dimensions of project leadership: inwards, outwards, and upwards
  • The vital role of communication skills and how to develop them
  • Developing a “project vision”: strategic thinking skills
  • Understanding others; emotional intelligence skills
  • Being a visible leader; behavioral and influencing skills
  • Building effective relationships; the importance of trust and respect

Session 7

Leading the Project Team Cyber Security

  • The role of project leadership in developing team performance
  • Understanding individuals strengths; recognizing team role preferences
  • Managing conflict and promotion positive team dynamics
  • Setting standards, maintaining discipline and rewarding performance
  • Harnessing team potential: building motivation within the team
  • Promoting team learning; the team leader as coach/mentor

Session 8

Negotiation skills for Cyber Security

  • Characteristics of effective negotiators
  • Classic problem behaviors  and mind-sets to avoid
  • Getting to win-win: modesty, altruism, composure, scientific, inquisitive, and skeptical responsive, and diligent.

Session 9

Project Management in Virtualization of Cloud Computing through the organization

  • Gaining the support of others; developing effective influencing skills
  • Getting empowerment from key stakeholders
  • Knowing when and how to take the initiative and lead
  • Building and maintaining rapport with key partners
  • Becoming an effective team player in leadership teams
  • Becoming a business leader; leading colleagues and co-workers

Session 10

Leading more senior stakeholders

  • The challenges and skills of leading and managing upwards
  • Communicating with more senior stakeholders; building credibility
  • Negotiating upwards: knowing when and how
  • The role of networking skills; building and maintaining rapport
  • Handling disagreements; the art of diplomacy
  • Handling personality and style conflicts with more senior people

Case Study: Project Management in Cloud Computing in action

  • Review of the role of management in a contemporary project
  • Feedback and plenary discussion: effective project management

Team Exercise 1: Leadership skills of the virtualization in cloud computing

  • Teams compete in performing a project simulation
  • Project review and feedback
  • Discussion of the outcome: role and skills of the project leader

Team Exercise 2: Project Management in virtualization in cloud computing

  • Teams engage in a negotiation exercise
  • Exercise review and feedback
  • Discussion of the outcome: negotiation skills of the project manager

Deliver of Content

The above content can be delivered in various ways, depending of the depth and scope the customer wants. The training could be done at flexible hours or during the week-end. It can be modified according to the needs of the customer and we can emphasize on specific content or focus on more aspects. This is an initial proposal that can be tailored to your specific needs. The key concepts to be discussed and the detail in which we will deliver the seminar is up to you to decide.

Training material

The instructor will use a variety to help attendants get a better understanding of the elements under discussion. The resources include case studies, videos, presentations and workshop material such as game cards, tests, and exercises.

This program require a bachelor degree or associate degree and 3 year related work experience. International students should pass an English as a Second Language proficiency exam prior to be accepted by American Heritage College.

American Heritage College shall strive to provide the best training to individuals looking for an alternative to the traditional educational system; acquire the necessary skills to obtain employment in their chosen field or achieve their educational goals and realize their hopes and aspirations for a rewarding future.

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