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"The most valuable feature is that it provides a simple English recommendation on actions that you need to take once a vulnerability is discovered.""The reporting features are good and there are many built-in reports that can be quickly configured."

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"All of the features are great.""Rapid7 Metasploit is a useful product.""The most valuable feature for us is the support for testing Linux-based web server components.""The solution is open source and has many small targetted penetration tests that have been written by many people that are useful. You can choose different subjects for the test, such as Oracle databases or Apache servers.""The reporting on the solution is good."

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"Building policies is not that easy. There are some things that are turned off by default, for example, displaying values.""The interface could be improved by having sub-groups of tests, ultimately making the process of collecting tests faster."

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"Rapid7 Metasploit can add a GUI feature because it is only available online.""Better automation capabilities would be an improvement.""The solution is not very scalable, it does not provide any automation to be able to scale it.""At the time I was using it, the graphical user interface needed some improvements.""The solution should improve the responsiveness of its live technical support."

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"The great advantage with Rapid7 Metasploit, of course, is that it's free.""There are two versions available, one of which is the Pro version, and the other is the free version."

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Top Answer: Guardium could expand the templates beyond CIS/STIG by correlating with other market-templates (PCI, Sox, HIPAA...) and maybe, in the future, put a button that allows you to autofix the problem… more »
Top Answer: Rapid7 Metasploit is a useful product.
Top Answer: There are two versions available, one of which is the Pro version, and the other is the free version. In the four years that we've been using this solution, we've only used the free version. We… more »
Top Answer: Rapid7 Metasploit can add a GUI feature because it is only available online. While it is simple to use, including a GUI would make things easier. It would be very helpful.
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Overview

IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment scans data infrastructures (databases, data warehouses and big data environments) to detect vulnerabilities, and suggests remedial actions. The solution identifies exposures such as missing patches, weak passwords, unauthorized changes and misconfigured privileges.

Attackers are always developing new exploits and attack methods—Metasploit penetration testing software helps you use their own weapons against them. Utilizing an ever-growing database of exploits, you can safely simulate real-world attacks on your network to train your security team to spot and stop the real thing.

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City of Corpus Christi, Diebold, Lumenate, Nebraska Public Power District, Prairie North Regional Health, Apptio, Automation Direct, Bob's Stores, Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions, Carnegie Mellon University
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm10%
Insurance Company9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company22%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise44%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment vs. Rapid7 Metasploit and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment is ranked 13th in Vulnerability Management with 2 reviews while Rapid7 Metasploit is ranked 9th in Vulnerability Management with 5 reviews. IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment is rated 8.0, while Rapid7 Metasploit is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment writes "Good reporting, integrates well, and vulnerability assessments can be performed quickly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Rapid7 Metasploit writes "Straightforward to set up, and helpful for moving from development to production". IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment is most compared with Tenable Nessus, Qualys VM, Rapid7 InsightVM, Tenable.io Vulnerability Management and Tripwire IP360, whereas Rapid7 Metasploit is most compared with Tenable Nessus, Rapid7 InsightVM, Wireshark and Darktrace. See our IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment vs. Rapid7 Metasploit report.

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