Core Impact

Core Impact is a centralized penetration testing tool from Core Security that enables security teams to conduct advanced, multi-phased penetration tests that can exploit numerous vectors, including network, client-side, and web applications.

Key Features

Certified Exploits

Utilize the exclusive and extensive exploit library, which is updated in real time and features commercial-grade exploits written and validated by experts.

Rapid Penetration Tests

Automate routine and repetitive tasks with Rapid Penetration Tests (RPTs), which enable testers to focus on more complex exercises.


Import data from popular scanners to easily validate vulnerabilities. Integrate with other pen testing tools like Metasploit, PowerShell Empire, and Plextrac to centralize testing and extend capabilities.

Patented Agents

Inject agents into a targeted or compromised remote host and use encrypted communication to execute multiple tasks including information gathering, crawling a web application, or escalating privileges.

Centralized Reporting

Core Impact’s consistent methodology enables clear, thorough reports that can be use for remediation planning and proof of compliance.

Interoperability with Cobalt Strike

Users of both Core Impact and Cobalt Strike can take advantage of session passing and tunneling between the solutions. This interoperability extends the capabilities of both tools and can make engagements more efficient. For example, use a privilege escalation exploit to gain access to a network, and then spawn a Cobalt Strike Beacon to begin post-exploitation exercises.

Core Impact and Cobalt Strike can be purchased together at a reduced price with various bundled pricing packages.

Explore the distinctions between both tools and why they work well together.

How can your organization benefit from Core Impact?

Request a free trial and see how Core Impact can help mitigate risk and protect essential assets. Head to the pricing page to explore different pricing plans, any of which can take advantage of a discounted bundle with Cobalt Strike.