The objective of the lab is to extract information concerning the target organization that includes, but is not limited to:
- IP address range associated with the target
- Purpose of organization and why does it exists
- How big is the organization? What class is its assigned IP Block?
- Does the organization freely provide information on the type of operating systems employed and network topology in use?
- Type of firewall implemented, either hardware or software or combination of both
- Does the organization allow wireless devices to connect to wired networks?
- Type of remote access used, either SSH or VPN
- Is help sought on IT positions that give information on network services provided by the organization?
- Identify organization’s users who can disclose their personal information that can be used for social engineering and assume such possible usernames