8.2. Task 8.2: Penetration Testing with Retina

Now that you have experienced a good example of an open source vulnerability scanner, it is also appropriate that you see how one of the top-rated commercial scanners, Retina, by eEye Digital Security works. It is fast and has the ability to scan an entire Class C network in less than 15 minutes. Most functions can be run from a nonadministrator account.

8.2.1. Scenario

You have been asked by your manager to evaluate Retina's vulnerability scanner.

8.2.2. Scope of Task

8.2.2.1. Duration

This task should take about 15 minutes.

8.2.2.2. Setup

For this task, you will need two or more network computers and an Internet connection to download the program.

8.2.2.3. Caveat

Vulnerability scanners can ...

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