Search the Internet for IT governance planning. Select a specific governance plan that exists at a company or a plan framework from an organization

Information Security Systems assignment. 
Search the Internet for IT governance planning. Select a specific governance plan that exists at a company or a plan framework from an organization. Write a 2-page paper on three or four of the most important suggestions from the plan you select.
You must provide a reference to the site where you found the governance plan, in APA format.
 

Compare and contrast the top brands of virtualization software available.

This assignment contains two (2) sections: Written Report and PowerPoint Presentation. You must submit both sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the section of the assignment it is written for. Additionally, you may create and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.
According to a TechRepublic survey performed in 2013, (located at http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/data-center/research-desktop-virtualization-growing-in-popularity/#) desktop virtualization is growing in popularity. Use the Internet and Strayer Library to research this technique. Research the top three (3) selling brands of virtualization software.
Imagine that the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of your organization, or of an organization in which you are familiar, has tasked you with researching the potential for using virtualization in the organization. You must write a report that the CTO and many others within the organization will read. You must also summarize the paper and share your key ideas, via a PowerPoint presentation, with the CTO and steering committee of the organization.  
This paper and presentation should enlighten the organization as to whether or not virtualization is a worthwhile investment that could yield eventual savings to the organization.
Section 1: Written Report

Write an six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you: 

Compare and contrast the top three (3) brands of virtualization software available. Focus your efforts on components such as standard configuration, hardware requirements price, and associated costs.
Examine the major pros and major cons of each of the top three (3) software packages available. Recommend the virtualization software that you feel is most appropriate for the organization. Provide a rationale for your recommendation.
Explore the major advantages and major disadvantages that your chosen organization may experience when using virtualization software. Give your opinion on whether or not you believe virtualization software is the right fit for your chosen company. Provide a rationale for your response.
Create a Microsoft Word table that identifies the advantages, disadvantages, computer requirements, initial costs, and future savings for an organization considering an engagement in virtualization.
Use at least six (6) quality resources in this assignment. Note:Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

Section 2: PowerPoint Presentation

Create a twelve (12) to sixteen (16) slide PowerPoint in which you: 

Illustrate the concepts from your written report in Section 1 of this assignment.
Create bulleted speaking notes for your presentation to the CTO and steering committee in the Notes section of the PowerPoint. Note: You may create or assume any fictitious names, data, or scenarios that have not been established throughout this assignment for a realistic flow of communication.
Use a professional, technically written style to graphically convey the information.

Explain the key ways that ANBA’s DRP can help mitigate risk in the organization.

Due Week 9 and worth 120 points
This assignment consists of two (2) sections: a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP), and a written DRP analysis. You must submit both sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label each file name according to the section of the assignment it is written for. Additionally, you may create and /or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.

Acme National Bank of America (ANBA) has branches in Miami, FL, Detroit, MI, New York, NY, Los Angeles, CA, Denver, CO, St. Louis, MO, and Atlanta, GA. Each branch has workstations or terminals that are connected to a central data center located in Chicago, IL. Each branch also has local servers and desktop computers that are not connected to the central data center.
Senior management is concerned about the following potential events that could affect the operations of ANBA. The events include:

Malfunctioning software
Workstations and servers malfunctions
Failed hard drives
Large-scale natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes
Office fires
Computer virus outbreaks
Power outages caused by winter storm
Terrorist attacks
Section 1: Disaster Recovery Plan

Download the DRP template CIS527_A5_W9_ANBA-DRP.docx. Modify the template to create a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) for ANBA. Provide appropriate and accurate information for the areas outlined in the DRP template.
Section 2: Disaster Recovery Plan Analysis
    2. Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:

Describe the main objectives of the ANBA DRP.
Explain the key ways that ANBA’s DRP can help mitigate risk in the organization.
Defend the need for DRPs in an enterprise organization such as ANBA.
Infer on the difference between the elements of DRP between different branches of a multinational organization.
Use at least two (2)  quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Create a disaster recovery plan (DRP) based on the findings of a given risk assessment for an organization.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in IT risk management.
Write clearly and concisely about topics related to IT risk management using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.
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  Find a hot topic and using your critical thinking skills write a brief report

 
Find a hot topic and using your critical thinking skills write a brief report on why you agree, disagree it is a hot topic and a topic worth pursuing as an entrepreneur or a business leader. Use an argument that is defensible, logical and with references.  Consider the following references on critical reading and thinking. Review articles on hot topics in business

http://www.criticalthinking.org/starting/index.cfm#2425
http://www.criticalreading.com/criticalreadingthinkingtoc.htm
http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/writingprocess/arguments2

 Your boss mentions that recently a number of employees have received calls from

 Your boss mentions that recently a number of employees have received calls from individuals who didn’t identify themselves and asked a lot of questions about the company and its computer infrastructure. At first, he thought this was just a computer vendor who was trying to sell your company some new product, but no vendor has approached the company. He also says several strange e-mails requesting personal information have been sent to employees, and quite a few people have been seen searching your company’s trash dumpsters for recyclable containers. Your boss asks what you think about all of these strange incidents. Respond and be sure to provide recommendations on what should be done about the various incidents.  You must provide a minimum of a reference, in APA format, in your original response. 

 Perform a search on the Web for articles and stories about social engineering a

 Perform a search on the Web for articles and stories about social engineering attacks or reverse social engineering attacks. Find an attack that was successful and describe how it could have been prevented.  

You must provide a minimum of a reference, in APA format, in your original response.

300 Words minimum

   · Present a discussion of what team is. What type(s) of team do you have in y

  
· Present a discussion of what team is. What type(s) of team do you have in your organization? 
· What is meant by the “internal processes” of a team? Why is it important to manage both the internal processes and external opportunities/constraints of a team?
· What are some effective strategies for enhancing successful team performance? How can these strategies help to decrease threats to team performance and motivation?
· Have you experienced social loafing or free riding in a team setting? What could have been done or can be done to avoid these effects?
· Discuss the key advantages and disadvantages to an incentive pay system. Within an incentive pay system, what are the advantages and disadvantages to rewarding team members in terms of their competencies? In terms of their results?