Scenario: You have been hired as a consultant to perform a network security assessment for a large firm – you will be focusing on Footprinting and Scanning the organization. Describe the methodology and tools you would use to conduct your assessment. Give a rationale for each step in your methodology. (Note: You are not limited to following the methodology/tools described in your textbook. If there are additional steps you would take in conducting your assessment, please list them and explain why you are taking them.) Submission Instructions: This submission should be created following APA 6th edition guidelines. The paper is to follow the APA style guide, Sixth Edition (available via bookstores). Also refer to APA’s online resources: http://apastyle.apa.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx and the APUS website: http://www.apus.edu/Online-Library/tutorials/apa.htm Submit your assignment as an MSWord attachment. You will be required to run your paper through Turnitin.com, ensure that your similarity index is sufficiently low, and submit an originality report with your paper. The key to this assignment is to demonstrate your understanding of the topics, not to re-word the text or reference material. Please see Appendix A for the grading rubric on all written assignments. Please complete the scenario below following these guidelines for your deliverable. Your assignment must be a minimum of 2 pages double-spaced, plus a title page and a reference page for a total of 4 pages. Make sure you are using at least two (2) academic references.

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