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Real User
Senior Manager of System Security at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 13 2018

What is most valuable?

The most valuable one is the integration between Nmap, the database and Metasploit. That saves a lot of time.

How has it helped my organization?

The search engine is actually pretty cool. It actually allows you to search the vulnerability very fast, and the big difference is that the exploit you see on Metasploit has been tested and imported, it's going to work and it is not going… more»

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

I use the open-source version, not the paid version of this product.

What other advice do I have?

It's not possible to do penetration testing without being very proficient in Metasploit. It's impossible.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Metasploit vs Tenable Nessus and Metasploit vs OpenVAS. These solutions were more general scanners, and not as precise as Metasploit.
Real User
Information Security and Governance Lead Engineer at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 20 2019

What is most valuable?

* 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 in-built Wireshark is valuable in performing packet analysis. * It has different installation files for different OSs.

What needs improvement?

* The GUI version is not as effective as a command prompt. For general users, the PT using GUI could be improved. At the same, the track of a phishing emails were not accurate sometimes. Rapid7 could work on this further. * Metasploit cannot be installed on a machine with an antivirus. This could be improved. * There were times when it hung, then I had to restart the DB service. This leaves an… more»

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

It is expensive. Our license expired, and our company is not thinking to renew because of our budget.

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What is Rapid7 Metasploit?

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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