Technical Assurance & Testing

Tesserent Assurance is a large team of local offensive cybersecurity experts. We'll assess your network, systems, applications and people for technical vulnerabilities in New Zealand.

Our Specialist Expertise

From the standard penetration testing, to more specialist services in New Zealand, our proven methodology developed over two decades and across 1,000's of engagements, and our continuous investment in research and development, is what truly set us apart from our competitors.

We’ll assist your organisation to understand the technical risk and consequences of an attack and we'll provide actionable, prioritised recommendations for remediation.

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Penetration Testing

Protect your digital assets: ensure your organisation’s defences are effective in New Zealand.

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Adversary Services

Adversary testing simulates an attack, testing your team’s capacity to detect, respond to an attack and to learn and improve.

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Physical Testing & Social Engineering

People are always the weakest link!

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WiFi Testing

The very convenience and flexibility of WiFi introduces unique risks.

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Application Penetration Testing

We’re passionate about Application Security - we’ll partner with your team to improve how security is embedded within your digital assets.

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Intelligence Services and Monitoring

What threats to your organisation's security lie in the furthest corners of the Internet and on the Dark Web in New Zealand?

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Training

We'll help upskill your teams in a variety of cybersecurity disciplines.

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How we can assist:

From the standard penetration testing, to more specialist services, our proven methodology that has been developed over the past two decades across thousands of engagements, and our continuous investment in research and development is what truly set us apart from our competitors.

To keep up with the ever-increasing risk of cyber-attacks and the huge organisational costs associated with these attacks, organisations need to engage proven professional expertise to test their infrastructure and applications.

We’ll partner with you to assist your organisation to understand the technical risk and consequences of an attack and provide actionable, prioritised recommendations for remediation.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Technical Assurance and Testing in cybersecurity?

Technical Assurance & Testing in cybersecurity refers to the process of evaluating and testing the security of a system or application to identify vulnerabilities and potential weaknesses. This process involves a series of tests and assessments that simulate real-world attacks and attempt to exploit vulnerabilities in the system or application.

What is the importance of Technical Assurance and Testing in cybersecurity?

Technical Assurance & Testing is important in cybersecurity because it helps to identify and address potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses in a system or application before they can be exploited by attackers. By conducting regular testing and assessments, organisations can ensure that their systems and applications are secure and are able to withstand potential attacks.

What are the different types of Technical Assurance and Testing in cybersecurity?

There are several types of Technical Assurance & Testing in cybersecurity, including vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, code reviews, and security audits. Each of these tests has its own unique purpose and methodology, but they all aim to identify potential security risks and vulnerabilities in a system or application.

What is the difference between vulnerability assessments and penetration testing?

Vulnerability assessments and penetration testing are both types of Technical Assurance & Testing in cybersecurity, but they differ in their scope and methodology. Vulnerability assessments are typically less intrusive and involve scanning and identifying potential vulnerabilities in a system or application. Penetration testing, on the other hand, involves simulating real-world attacks to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in a system or application.

What is the role of code reviews in Technical Assurance and Testing?

Code reviews are an important part of Technical Assurance & Testing because they involve a detailed examination of the code that is used to develop a system or application. This process helps to identify potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the code that could be exploited by attackers. By conducting code reviews, organisations can ensure that their code is secure and that any potential vulnerabilities are identified and addressed before they can be exploited.

What is the difference between a security audit and a vulnerability assessment?

A security audit is a comprehensive review of an organisation's overall security posture, including its policies, procedures, and controls. A vulnerability assessment, on the other hand, focuses specifically on identifying potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses in a system or application. While both tests are important in cybersecurity, a security audit provides a more holistic view of an organisation's security posture, while a vulnerability assessment provides a more focused view of specific vulnerabilities and weaknesses.

How often should Technical Assurance and Testing be conducted?

The frequency of Technical Assurance & Testing will depend on the specific needs of the organisation and the level of risk that it faces. In general, organisations should conduct regular testing and assessments to ensure that their systems and applications are secure and able to withstand potential attacks. This may involve conducting tests and assessments on a quarterly or annual basis, or more frequently if the organisation faces a higher level of risk.

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