The purpose of this lab is to familiarize you with common reconnaissance and penetration attacks against the
This lab consists of the following four exercises.
MitM with ARP spoofing
Denial of service
Although you are encouraged to do all, you are to do Exercise 1, for example, network footprinting, at a
Lab and Report Guidelines
Follow these guidelines to successfully complete your Lab and Lab report.
Use the lab report template for your lab. Note: It is a good idea to read over everything in the lab report
template before performing your labs so that you know what to expect.
Make sure that you read, understand, and follow all steps in this week’s Lab page, as well as all Lab
For labs that require screenshots, have your lab report open, along with your instructions, so that you can
immediately capture the screen, and then paste it in your lab report before moving on to subsequent steps. In
many cases, it is difficult to go back and capture an accurate screenshot after you have moved beyond the
step requiring the screenshot.
When asked to summarize what you learned, always provide well-written, graduate-level paragraphs that
include well-formed sentences, along with proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Don’t just identify the
steps that you performed (we already know that); give it some thought. In your summary, include what you
accomplished in the lab, what you learned from performing it, how it relates to course material, and just as
important, how you feel it will benefit you in your academic and professional career.
Always append your name to your lab report before saving. Submit your completed lab report for grading.
All Labs use the Skillsoft Practice Labs Single Sign On. Students do not need credentials to log on. Each
weekly Lab will have a link to the Practice Labs SSO. For information and assistance in accessing and
navigating the Practice Labs environment, click on the Practice Lab Resources link in the Required Software
While performing your lab, please follow the instructions below.
Fill in the header on your lab report template with your personal information.
Please write your answers to each question in a different color font to make it easier for the professor to grade.
Copy the required screenshots from your lab, and paste them into the lab report template.
At each step, answer any questions or provide any additional information required within the lab report
To conclude this lab, write a paragraph (with a minimum of five college-level sentences) that summarizes what
was accomplished in this lab, what you learned by performing it, how it relates to this week’s COs and other
course material, and (just as importantly) how you feel it will benefit you in your academic and professional