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CS205 Information Security Assignment No 02 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 17-12-2020

CS205 Information Security Assignment No 02 Fall 2020 Solution / Discussion Due Date: 17-12-2020

Assignment No. 02
                        Semester: Fall 2020

CS205: Information Security

Total Marks: 25

Due Date: 17 Dec 2020


Please read the following instructions carefully before submitting assignment:

You need to use MS word document to prepare and submit the assignment on VU-LMS.

It should be clear that your assignment will not get any credit if:

§  The assignment is submitted after due date.

§  The assignment is not in the required format (doc or docx).

§  The submitted assignment does not open or file is corrupt.

§  Assignment is copied (partial or full) from any source (websites, forums, students, etc.).



To enhance the learning capabilities of the students about Vulnerability management and its Tools.





As you know vulnerability management is the important phase of four layered transformation model and for this purpose different tools are available. You are required to download the QUALYS and NESSUS trial versions and install these tools on your PC/Laptop. You can also use cloud versions if you feel any difficulty in downloading of QUALYS or NESSUS. For this, you may visit the following links:

Furthermore, to familiarize and know about the working of these tools, you can also study the online guide and watch the related videos on YouTube.


Task- 1:

You are required to run the scanner of above tools and scan followings:

1.     Any one workstation or any IT Asset of your choice.

2.     Two websites ( and ).


Task- 2:

You are required to perform a security analysis of your browser by using “Qualys BrowserCheck” feature.


Note:  Your own name must be shown on QUALYS and NESSUS Main screen after login.


After scanning the workstation/IT Asset and websites, you are required to take the screenshot of the reports of these scanners (QUALYS and NESSUS) and paste those screenshots as your solutions in MS Word file and submit on VU-LMS within the due date.

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