# Topic Description Assigned Due
1 VM Setup (Kali, Metasploitable2) Setting up Kali and Metasploitable2 on your computer and taking a brief tour in advance of future labs. 1/16/2020 1/21/2020 at 11:59pm
2 Reconnaissance Performing reconnaissance on the University of the Pacific using a variety of publicly available websites and open source software tools. 1/23/2020 1/30/2020 at 11:59pm
3 Scanning with Nmap Using Nmap to scan the Metasploitable2 system to detect open ports, applications, and versions. 1/30/2020 2/6/2020 at 11:59pm
4 Vulnerability Scanning Using OpenVAS and Nessus to scan the Metasploitable2 system for specific vulnerabilities 2/11/2020 2/18/2020 at 11:59pm
5 Exploitation Using Metasploit to actively exploit vulnerabilities in the Metasploitable2 VM and gain access 2/20/2020 2/27/2020 at 11:59pm
6 Post-Exploitation 2/27/2020 3/5/2020 at 11:59pm
7 NICE Challenge - Password Testing Vulnerability Assessment Analyst - Penetration Testing: Bringing Passwords Up To Snuff 3/3/2020 3/10/2020 at 11:59pm
8 Social Engineering 3/24/2020 3/31/2020 at 11:59pm
9 NICE Challenge - Foolish Firewall Configurations Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist - Firefall Configuration and Defense In Depth 3/31/2020 4/7/2020 at 11:59pm
10 NICE Challenge - Incoming Zero Day! Prepare The IDS/IPS! Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support Specialist - Intrusion Detection/Prevention System Configuration 4/7/2020 4/14/2020 at 11:59pm
11 NICE Challenge - Professor Shafer Special Metasploit and Microsoft Windows Systems 4/14/2020 4/21/2020 at 11:59pm