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"The option to generate phishing emails has proven to be very valuable in understanding the behavior of users.""It contains almost all the available exploits and payloads.""The most valuable feature for us is the support for testing Linux-based web server components.""The reporting on the solution is good.""All of the features are great."

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"I use the filters very often, to determine what type of traffic I am looking for. The use of filter allows traffic to be segmented so that a value can be looked at individually apart from the other traffic."

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"Metasploit cannot be installed on a machine with an antivirus.""It is necessary to add some training materials and a tutorial for beginners.""Better automation capabilities would be an improvement.""The solution should improve the responsiveness of its live technical support.""At the time I was using it, the graphical user interface needed some improvements."

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"The system could be improved upon by adding a better and more powerful data processing engine."

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"It is expensive. Our license expired, and our company is not thinking to renew because of our budget.""The great advantage with Rapid7 Metasploit, of course, is that it's free."

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Overview

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.

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer.
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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 UniversityComversion, ADP, Talbots
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Transportation Company22%
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Retailer11%
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Computer Software Company18%
Educational Organization9%
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Midsize Enterprise43%
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Rapid7 Metasploit is ranked 8th in Vulnerability Management with 4 reviews while Wireshark is ranked 2nd in Network Troubleshooting with 1 review. Rapid7 Metasploit is rated 7.6, while Wireshark is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Rapid7 Metasploit writes "Straightforward to set up, and helpful for moving from development to production". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Wireshark writes "Filters enable traffic to be segmented so that a value can be looked at individually apart from the other traffic". Rapid7 Metasploit is most compared with Tenable Nessus, Rapid7 InsightVM, Qualys VM, Darktrace and Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner, whereas Wireshark is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, PRTG Network Monitor, Colasoft Capsa, Nagios XI and ClearSight Analyzer.

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