(Please see attachments) Unit IV AssignmentWeight: 10% of course gradeGrading RubricDue: Tuesday, 12/01/2020 11:59 PM (CST)InstructionsProject Scan ReportFor this assignment, you will get to use a popular vulnerability scanning tool called Nessus, which is a remote security scanning tool. In addition, Nessus has the ability to run 1200 checks on your computer system. Nessus helps to identify those vulnerabilities that hackers also seek to exploit. For a Windows operating system (OS), you must first download the WINPCAP and then download Nessus.Click here to access the instructions for downloading WINPCAP (for Windows OS only).Click here to access the instructions for downloading Nessus.Click here to access instructions for how to use Nessus.If you are using a Mac, instructions can be found by accessing the link below and viewing the video: https://dmigcwbhclqpw.cloudfront.net/nessus/ODT-NES-DEP/mac_install_d/index.htmlClick here to access the transcript for the video above.For this assignment, provide the components listed below.Include three screenshots—one from each tab of the hosts, vulnerabilities, and history. Compile all three screenshots into one Word document.Provide a brief description of what you found for vulnerabilities, identify the severity of the vulnerability for each, and explain why you should be concerned about the critical and high severities.Identify which vulnerabilities should not pass through your computer.Remember this is a report, not just a submission of screenshots.The written portion of your report should be a minimum of one page in length and utilize at least the textbook and Nessus website as references. Make sure to use APA style and to include title and reference pages.
(Please see attachments) Unit IV Assignment Weight: 10% of course gradeGrading RubricDue: Tuesday, 12/01/2020 11:59 PM (CST)Instructions Project Scan Report For this assignment, you will get to use a
For Windows Operating Systems , you need to first download the WINPCAP application at the following link: https://www.winpcap.org/ Click on the Download for WINPCAP. Download your WINPCAP application to your desktop. Once you have downloaded WINPCAP to your desktop. Double click to begin the install. Click the Next button. Use scroll bar to scroll down menu. Click on the I Agree button Click on the Install button and WINPCAP will begin install. Click Finish to complete the install. You a re now ready to download your Nessus application. Refer to the Nessus Instructions.
(Please see attachments) Unit IV Assignment Weight: 10% of course gradeGrading RubricDue: Tuesday, 12/01/2020 11:59 PM (CST)Instructions Project Scan Report For this assignment, you will get to use a
To install Nessus on Windows Operating System or Mac OS , go to the following website : https://www.tenable.com/products/nessus/select -your -operating -system For Windows , select either 64 or 32 -bit. Depending on your OS. Only one selection for Mac OS. This screen will show once you begin to download. Check the “I agree ,” and click the “download ” button. Depending on your browser , click “save as” to save the Nessus application on your desktop. Check to make sure your Nessus is saved on your desktop. Then go back to the website to register for your activation key. Click on “Get an Activation Code” button. Click on “Register Now” button. Enter your name and email address , and click “register. ” Make sure your email is correct as your activation code will be emailed to you. Also, check your spam in case your email did not show in your inbox. This page will show once everything is successful. NO NEED to DOWNLOAD the Nessus as you have downloaded it already. Double click on the Nessus icon to begin install of the application. Click the “Next ” button. Check the “I accept ” radial button , and click on the “Next ” button. If want to change director for Nessus , please do so now. If not , click the “Next ” button. Click the “Install ” button. Wait for Nessus to finish installing. Click the “Finish ” button after installation.
(Please see attachments) Unit IV Assignment Weight: 10% of course gradeGrading RubricDue: Tuesday, 12/01/2020 11:59 PM (CST)Instructions Project Scan Report For this assignment, you will get to use a
This instruction provides a quick easy step on how to use your Nessus Vulnerability Scanner. If you have not downloaded WINPCAP (for Windows OS only) , refer to the WINPCAP Instructions. Then download the Nessus application ; refer to the Nessus Instructions. Once you have finished installing the Nessus application, the Nessus should automatically open in your browser. If not, look in your applications for Tenable Network Security folder , and you will find the Nessus Web Client (Below is a Windows 10 screen sho t – this may be different if you have other Windows OS and Mac OS): Nessus Web Client If you receive an error such as this one displayed , o pen your favorite browser. Type the following url: https://localhost8834/#/ If you get this message , click on the “More Information” button. Click on the “Go on to the webpage (not recommended) ” link. Your browser will take you to the “Welcome to Nessus” screen. You will be asked to setup an account. Make sure the Registration is “Nessus (Home, Professional or Manager)” Go to your email , and enter the Activation Code sent to you from the Nessus Website. Click “Continue” button . Nessus will begin to initialize. Input your user name and password. The Nessus will open to the “My Scans ” menu screen. At the upper right of the screen , click on the “New Scan” button . Once you have clicked on the “New Scan” button , you will be presented different types of applications to use. Click on the “Basic Network Scan .” Input a scan name of your choice. Input a description. Enter Targets: In this case enter the IP address o f your computer. 192.168.xxx.xxx Click “Save. ” Check the box next to “My Computer ” or whatever name you provided for the Name. Then click on the “More” button . Scroll down to “Launch ,” and click ” Launch ” to begin the scan. A message will pop up to confirm if you want to launch this scan. Click the “Launch” button. Your scan is currently running with the date of scan. Let your scan run for at least a minimum of 5 minutes. To stop click on the “More” button , and select “Stop .” Click the “Stop” button to verify that you want to stop the scan. Then click on the “On Demand” ribbon. You will see the total number of scans in the blue bar , a nd you will see three tabs in the upper left hand of the menu : Hosts, Vulnerabilities, and History. The current screen shows the Host tab. Click on the “Vulnerabilities ” t ab , and you will be taken to the vulnerabilities screen. Note the Vulnerabilities Legend on the bottom right hand of your screen. These color code s provide the different severities of the vulnerability. If you click on any of the information button s, you will be presented wi th additional information for each vulnerability. Above is a sample of the information provided about the vulnerability scan. Click on the “History” tab , and this will provide you information about the history of the scan. You have just successfully completed a scan using Nessus. To logout, go to your username located at the upper right hand of the menu , and click on your account icon to logout. For this assignmen t you must provide three screenshots, one from each tab of the Hosts, Vulnerabilities, and History. in addition, provide a brief description of what you found for vulnerabilities ; identify how many of each severity are listed, and why you should be concern about the critical and high severities.
(Please see attachments) Unit IV Assignment Weight: 10% of course gradeGrading RubricDue: Tuesday, 12/01/2020 11:59 PM (CST)Instructions Project Scan Report For this assignment, you will get to use a
Mac Installation Video Transcript This video covers installing Nessus on a Mac OS host. After downloading the G zipped file from the Tenable support portal, the first step is to unzip the file by double clicking it. Next, double click on the unachieved .dng file. Locate Nessus in Finder and double click on the package to install it. The Nessus server installer will display. Read the instructions, and then click on Continue. Read the license agreement carefully, and click Continue. If you accept the license agreement, click Agree. After accepting the license agreement, you need to initiate the installation process. Do so by clicking on Install. Provide administrative level credentials to complete the installation process. The Nessus service will start auto matically after Install. Upon completion of the installation process, you will see this summary screen.

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