Rapid7 Metasploit Competitors and Alternatives

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Abill Nerry
Real User
Senior Manager, IT Security at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Nov 05 2018

What is most valuable?

One valuable feature is the Assurance Report Card. with the Assurance Report Card, we are able to give our overview about security posters in just a glance. And with a report to cut this we can… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It easily detects issues, and alarms the site.

What needs improvement?

In terms of the configuration of the reports, there's some level of flexibility that we are not able to achieve. In terms of configuring the reports to achieve certain percentages and all of that. So… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is slightly more expensive than other solutions in the same sphere.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I considered Rapid7 Nexpose and Metasploit in the past.

What other advice do I have?

If you are considering a product like this, you must take into account and properly plan, scope, and scan. You need to know how to properly place your scanners and how to schedule automatic scans. You… more»
Hassan-Moussafir
Real User
Information Security Senior Expert (Founding member, African Cybersecurity Center) at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Nov 11 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature for us is the different types of reporting it provides. For example, the compliance reporting, compliance with the international standard in which we are certified and compliant. This is important for us to… more»

What needs improvement?

We need to scan and identify the different RPGs, the critical ones and the major ones that can generate risk or a measure of risk. We generate the reporting from the system and relay the report to our internal developers. We have our… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This solution is expensive, but it's fine for us as we have an open budget for security solutions. Protection and having the system secured is more important.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

In this current company, they were using Qualys and I convinced the management to change to Rapid 7. After every event, we are required to automize with information control tools like Sandbox, IPS, and vulnerability management. All of those… more»

What other advice do I have?

Rapid 7 is a leading solution that has been implemented in many companies. In Nexpose you have the console and the app assistant for Rapid 7. The design can be implemented in all of the segments of the network to scan, perform the scale of… more»
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