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Cybersecurity & Compliance Assessments

Assess your organisation’s current security posture with tailored risk assessments.


Security and Compliance assessments tailored to your business requirements to help identify gaps and blind spots in your cybersecurity posture.


Independent expert assessments giving you a realistic overview of the time and resources required to meet your security goals.


We’re flexible and have experience in a number of security frameworks and standards. Book an introductory call with us to find out more.

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Assess your business with comprehensive Cybersecurity & Compliance Audits

AMARU’s cybersecurity risk assessments & audits provides New Zealand & Australia businesses an in-depth analysis of technology, processes and people using internationally recognised frameworks and standards. These assessments offer a structured approach for organisations to assess and improve their cybersecurity practices, aligning them with industry best practices and guidelines.

We provide services for:

  • Cybersecurity Risk Assessment and Audits
  • ISO 27001 Compliance Readiness Assessment
  • SOC 2 Compliance Audit Readiness Assessment
  • NIST Cybersecurity Frameworks Assessment
  • Microsoft 365 Risk Assessment
  • Google Security Assessments
  • Vulnerability Assessments
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Get one step closer to meeting your cybersecurity expectations.


A compliance readiness assessment will provide you with better understanding of your system’s security posture before you involve the certification auditor. 


By identifying all the risks associated, your business will know where to focus to meet regulatory and/or stakeholder requirements.


Helps avoid any application downtime to allow fully functioning internal and customer-facing systems for staff and customers to do their jobs.


Identify any areas of concerns that needs to be addressed and receive comprehensive guidance on mitigation and remediation options.

Why choose AMARU for Security and Compliance Readiness Assessments?


We have been assisting New Zealand and Australian businesses for years with Risk and Compliance Readiness Assessments and know how the local businesses work. Our clients love our pragmatic advice and flexible approach.


Our Risk Assessment and Compliance Readiness Assessment reports will determine the prioritised activities, required investment levels, and the next steps on establishing a strong cyber defence for your business.


Based on the findings, our information security consultant will provide a detailed presentation, either in-person/on-call, to all the key stakeholders on your business’s cybersecurity posture, giving you the opportunity to ask questions and obtain expert advice.

Case Study

SolarZero were happy with the way the security reviews were conducted and the reporting and workshopping of the end results. They now have a good understanding of their issues which they can use as a foundation for a security and compliance programme. SolarZero were so impressed with the way AMARU works, they decided to bring them onboard as long-term security partners to assist them in their journey in achieving a security accreditation.


skilled professionals

Skilled team of professionals at your service

We know there’s a skill shortage in cybersecurity, so entrust our highly skilled cybersecurity specialists to manage all aspects of cybersecurity, ensuring robust cybersecurity and risk management.

we care about your business

We care about your business- like its ours!

This means we go above and beyond to provide you with the highest level of protection and support, just like we would for our own company – and fret not we don’t charge a hefty amount for our consultancy services!

achieve a secure digital environment

Achieve a secure and resilient digital environment

Incorporating aspects of AI and automation, we provide strategies that strengthen your cybersecurity posture, enabling you to sell products and services securely both locally and globally with internationally-recognised security standards.

Frequently Asked Questions

See our frequently asked cyber security questions below for help and advice.

Why is a cyber security risk assessment important for businesses? How often should I get one?

A cyber security risk assessment and audit is crucial for businesses to proactively identify and mitigate potential security threats, safeguard sensitive data, comply with regulations, and maintain business continuity in the face of cyber risks.

Every time there is a technology-related change made in the business, it is recommended to do conduct a cybersecurity risk assessment to find any loopholes. Changes in the organisation and significant changes to the cyber threat landscape will always affect the risk level of the organisation as well. 

What is a cybersecurity risk assessment process?

A cyber security audit involves a comprehensive review and examination of an organisation’s security policies, procedures, and controls to assess their effectiveness in protecting against cyber threats and ensuring compliance with industry standards. We do this through a series of interviews with key stakeholders where we will ask for evidence of the controls you have in place.

We then compile this into a comprehensive report and present these findings to your key stakeholders and opportunity to ask questions.

What are the benefits of Compliance Readiness Assessments?

Conducting a compliance readiness assessment can bring a lot of benefits to organisations such as getting an independent expert’s opinion, ability to identify gaps in compliance, improving risk management, and ensuring regulatory requirements are met.

If you are looking to get compliant in ISO 27001, SOC 2, PCI DSS, HIPAA or NIST CSF, a compliance readiness assessment is a great way to kickstart the journey. It provides a way to assess and document the current state of compliance and appropriately allocate resources to make sure that important compliance issues are not overlooked.

What are the key areas that the Risk Assessment and Audit report will highlight?

AMARU’s cybersecurity risk assessment services are designed to provide detailed insights into your organisation’s risk landscape, enabling the implementation of proactive measures to mitigate threats and strengthen overall security posture. This will entail a detailed report of  your organisation’s Technology, People and Process with remediation suggestions.

How long does it take to complete the cybersecurity Risk Assessment and Audit?

From our past experiences, it can usually take upto 2-4 weeks for the Risk Assessment & Audit to be completed. This would also depend upon the availability of key stakeholders within the organisation.

What's the best cyber security framework to do an assessment against?

This would depend on what your objectives are. If you are looking to become compliant in ISO 27001 or SOC 2, the relevant readiness assessments would be more ideal to get a better understanding of your security posture. If you’re seeking a general understanding of your organisation’s cybersecurity posture and looking to identify gaps, then the NIST Cybersecurity Framework would be a suited one.


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