• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Virtualization enables multiple operating systems to function simultaneously on a computer system. Take this Foundations of Virtulaization course to learn about a standard business practice in IT Operations. This course presents foundational concepts of virtualization and gives you the experience to administer virtualization in a lab environment.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Explain the role of virtualization within the business environment
- Explain the advantages virtualization provides to the business
- Familiarization with the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Hypervisors
- Explain the concepts for administering a virtualization environment

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Operations
  • Exploitation Analysis


If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.