Since you did such a superb job deciphering the mysterious communiqué, the joint task force has asked for your assistance again with a new case. They have asked you to plan and conduct the preliminary passive scan. Using what you learned in class, conduct data gathering and footprinting on a website of your choice and prepare to provide your findings to the task force.
Write a paper in which you answer the following:
Describe all preplanning activities prior to conducting the passive scan on the target site.
Explain what tools are required to conduct a passive scan on a website or company.
Outline the procedures and results of the data gathering, noting any flaws or weaknesses.
Use at least three quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.