A complex development platform for security experts that offers you the possibility to create new tools and perform penetration tests
Metasploit Framework is the Metasploit Penetration Testing Software edition designed for developers and security researchers.
Moreover, Metasploit Framework is an Open Source Development Platform that comes with a basic command line interface.
The Metasploit Framework is also able to import third-party software and provides support for manual exploitation and manual brute forcing.
Also, Metasploit Framework can be used to simulate penetration tests on your network and detect vulnerabilities that can be exploited by outside attackers.
Metasploit Framework allows you to determine if your security measures are effective. Furthermore, you can simulate phishing attacks in order to detect your users security awareness level. After learning their strengths and weaknesses, you can start to educate them and monitor their progress.
Metasploit Framework provides useful tools that can help you identify and audit web applications across your entire network.
The developers provide detailed instructions on how to install the Metasploit Framework on Mac OS X.
All in all, Metasploit Framework not only offers you the possibility to simulate penetration tests that will help you asses your network’s vulnerabilities, but also helps you determine your users security awareness.
- 2 GHz+ processor
- 4 GB RAM available (8 GB recommended)
- 1 GB available disk space (50 GB recommended)
Limitations in the unregistered version
- No advanced penetration testing features, such as network segmentation testing, vulnerability validation, and social engineering capabilities.