We will perform a basic vulnerability scan using OpenVAS:
- Connect to the OpenVAS service on the Kali Linux system by opening a browser and navigating to https://[your Kali IP]:9392; accept the certificate security warning, and create an exception for the invalid certificate.
- To prepare a more permanent implementation, create a new user that is unique to your use. From the dashboard, navigate to Administration | Users. You will see the list of configured users (in this case, since this is a default installation, there should only be Admin). Under Actions for the user admin, click on Clone.
- Once cloned, you will be taken to the new account overview page. Click on the Edit User option in the upper-left part to edit the details ...