ISSC362 APUS Port Scanning & IT Security Tools

All posts must be a minimum of 250-300 words.

Forum Grading Rubric (100 Points)

Synthesis of Concepts


Clear Citations using APA format


Writing Standards




Peer Reviews (minimum of 2)


This assignment is a formative assessment for Course Objective 2.

Locate a Port Scanning Tool

For this assignment create a new message and address the following items in your posting…

  1. Search the internet or our course lesson/resources for a tool used to conduct port scanning.
  2. List the tool’s name.
  3. List the pros and cons associated with the tool you found.
  4. Locate an incident in which the tool was used to exploit an organization.
  5. List the URL and describe the exploit.
  6. Provide the outcome, was the exploit successful or foiled.