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Score 7.3 out of 100
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Score 9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

Retina Network Security Scanner is well suited for any environment and infrastructure that would like to expose security deficiencies across their network as well as visualize vulnerabilities as they pertain to assets in their environment. I cannot think of any scenario that would not be appropriate for this product. Since the product carries over to pretty much all assets in your environment, I don't know off the top of y head what it wouldn't be appropriate for.
Joe Spradlin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Metasploit

It is easy to use with sufficient documentation on how to use the tools for end users or newbies. Experienced testers will find it easy to customise and configure the test cases. Just wished that I could have taken up a course on using this tool in my study days so that I could had explored more and improved my familiarity with the tool, unlike when working where access and time to explore the other features of the tool is limited
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

  • Scanning, network discovery.
  • Does a good job at scanning without taking up network resources.
  • Does not consume a lot of bandwidth.
Peter Paccione | TrustRadius Reviewer

Metasploit

  • Scanning our network for new or existing vulnerable systems.
  • Automation of manual tests and exploits to allow what used to be days of effort to be squeezed into hours.
  • Metasploit has become an integral part in our validation of new systems before their inclusion in our production network.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

  • I do not have any obvious cons to report at this time.
Joe Spradlin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Metasploit

  • Have encountered issues with updating especially after moving from BackTrack to Kali.
  • Sometimes it gets a little buggy, but that's a rare occurrence.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

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Metasploit

Metasploit 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It is an incredibly easy framework to use. We can have new testers come in and immediately start using Metasploit. Also it allows advanced users to customize modules so that the inexperienced testers can use the modules without having all the technical knowledge behind the actual exploit
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

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Metasploit

Metasploit 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Super easy to use! Like I said in my prior ratings, this is perfect for newer testers to come right in and start testing. The more experienced testers can even write modules for the more advanced findings so that the newer testers are able to use the modules to accurately test the said findings. This is why it scales so well!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

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Metasploit

Metasploit 7.0
Based on 4 answers
It is very easy to use. Just about any tester of any level of experience can use it, which makes me more confident on network tests. Experiences testers can also write modules fairly easy to let the more inexperienced once replicate their findings. Like I have said in my prior reviews, it is super scaleable for the whole team and modules can be written on the fly so that newer testers can replication senior tester results.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

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Metasploit

Metasploit 10.0
Based on 3 answers
I do not have many key insights regarding implementation of Metasploit, but it would be nice if the package was more friendly to other OS's outside of Debian and Ubuntu. When we install on Ubuntu and Debain (like a kali OS) it is incredibly simple. But if we install it on something such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux or FreeBSD, then we have a lot of issues getting it up and going.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

I've evaluated Nessus and multiple other products. I'd say Retina is right there with Nessus. At a certain point, it's not about if the product "finds" more vulnerabilities, it's about how easy it is for the end user. All scanners right now find about the same amount of vulnerabilities, but some are harder for users to use. Retina has a pretty well-designed user interface.
Peter Paccione | TrustRadius Reviewer

Metasploit

You can configure and develop your own versions of exploits that are suitable for your business. The free version is very useful and the Rapid7 website has a lot of info to help you understand the exploits. Nessus just lets you identify the vulnerabilities but Metasploit lets you attack with vectors.
Omar Israel Sánchez Monroy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

  • The product is extremely easy to deploy, extremely positive.
  • If you take full advantage of this product as I did, you will maximize your ROI quickly as we did.
  • We were able to visualize our vulnerabilities efficiently and effectively and maintain scheduled scans that allowed us to maintain a continuous improvement atmosphere while securing our investments.
  • The ability provide reporting allows our IT department to prioritize issues and remediate as required without chasing down low risk issues over high risk issues that need immediate attention.
Joe Spradlin | TrustRadius Reviewer

Metasploit

  • We have been able to weed out false positives with a more manual vetting of scanned vulnerabilities.
  • Our teams have become more well versed in penetration testing with Metasploit to understand the vulnerabilities potentially present.
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

BeyondTrust Network Security Scanner, powered by Retina (Legacy)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Metasploit

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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