ARMS Cyber™

Connected Maritime Cyber Assurance from Shore to Sea



Pro-Active Maritime Cyber Risk Management, Assurance and Threat Monitoring

Protecting People and Assets at Sea and Ashore

Questionable intelligence feeds, poor communication, crew error, reputational risk, cyber threats - how do operators, captains and CSOs get the assurance they need when their vessel and business are teetering on the brink of critical security failings?


Respond. Don't React.


Your management team doesn’t always need to be on a reactive footing. ARMS™ by Dryad Global allows you to take control of your fleet’s complete security needs across multi-domains. You and your team can focus on other business operations knowing that you’re risk mitigation is robust and assured.

Dryad Global provides maritime cybersecurity services that meet current and existing recognized international (IMO) standards including various flag states, NIST, BIMCO, and various insurance company and underwriter requirements.

ARMS™ - the connected solution for 21st Century Shipping.


The ARMS™ platform by Dryad Global is the first system to deliver integrated risk intelligence with lightning-fast critical security communications direct to CSOs on shore and Captains at sea.

ARMS Cyber™ utilises the core ARMS platform to deliver an end-end fleet security management solution. It’s designed by our team of professional mariners who have senior-level experience operating across the US Coast Guard, Governments, Militaries and Prime commercial clients.  

Designed by mariners for mariners, easy install and extremely low system overhead.  It just woks silently for you to protect your people, assets and reputation. 

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ARMS Cyber

Cyber security management system for ships & cyber assurance for vessels and shore based operations

  • Complete maritime cyber security from shore to sea
  • Full network assurance
  • Immediate detection of cyber threats to prevent maritime cyber attacks before they escalate
  • Shipboard vulnerability scanning
  • IMO 2021, NIST and flag state standard
  • Threat monitoring
  • Maritime specific threat library
  • Incident response ready




One System. 3 Parts.
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ARMS Fleet Manager

Risk Management and real time intelligence for shore based operators.

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ARMS Shipboard

Real time and ultra-low bandwidth connectivity.

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ARMS Cyber

Vessel cyber security, cyber assurance and cybersecurity threat monitoring  for vessels and shore based facilities.

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Notifications and menus for Flag State, Class Society Company and Government Agencies



24/7 Intelligence through Dryad Global's  exclusive, state of the art intelligence hub. Latest analysis of Port, Maritime and crew-transfer country risks.


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Communicate directly with crews of managed fleets and send secure information updates on risks (with connected ARMS SbTM system )

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Geo Fencing

Create user defined geo-fence boundaries for fleet notifications and sending information to fleets.*

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Clearly display and interrogate NAVTEX and other warnings on world view.  Create own warnings and send to vessels*


Our ARMS Cyber offering:

Dryad Global, through our ARMS Cyber platform provide a variety of services to help you identify, protect, detect, respond and recover. We can quickly and cost effectively assess and provide recommendations to help you secure your networks and ensure you are in compliance with current IMO regulations.

Our team will work to help you put a maritime cyber security compliance plan together that meets IMO and Flag State Compliance. ARMS Cyber services include.


  • Security Audits and Assessments

  • Network security designs

  • Education and Awareness Training for Crew and Shore-Side Personnel

  • Provide specific required ISM/ISPS/MTSA security plan language for flag state, country or port state control compliance

  • Penetration Testing and ethical Hacking



  • Scan shipboard networks for known network vulnerabilities and provide mitigation recommendations

  • Monitor critical shipboard IT/OT networks for cybersecurity threats in real time

  • Full end Point Monitoring and SOC services

  • Connection/Integration of Shipboard Data to Shore-side Cyber Operations


  • Emergency cybers incident response


  • Digital Forensics & Investigation

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By Mariners, for Mariners; Low Interference - Easy Implementation

  • Small portable device to scan shipboard networks for known network vulnerabilities and provide mitigation recommendations

  • If you are using ARMS ShipboardTM  you already have all you need!


Secure your Networks. Monitor and Respond.

  • Monitoring critical shipboard IT/OT networks for cybersecurity threats in real time.

  • Network security designs

  • Security Audits and Assessments

  • Penetration Testing and ethical Hacking

Assurance - Reporting 

  • Standardised reports lets you know your vulnerability status and system health

  • Monitor from ashore in real time


The Cultural Element

No system is safe if the people are not educated, trained and rehearsed. The culture you set in your business is your marker of success.

This is why we put so much emphasis on training and empowering your people to protect themselves and your reputation. 


Experts in the field

Why do shipowners and operators, superyacht management companies and captains choose Dryad Global time after time to safeguard their maritime security needs?


  • Extensive Naval, Defence and US Coast Guard experience

  • Constantly evolving state of the art technology on ship and on land

  • Proven cybersecurity expertise

  • Streamlined uniform assessment

  • Effecient and effective delivery of reports and assessments

  • ARMS platform is portable, adaptable and flexible to your needs

  • Low cost, but high value risk mitigation


Discover how ARMS Cyber TM is right for you 


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Transit and port-of-call Security assessments

Expert analysis of security environments – recommendations tailored to your objectives


and Independent

we report it as we see it with no vested interests in exaggerating risks


Global Country
Security Index

we cover the globe’s hotspots.  We report where you operate


More than
Due Diligence

we guide commercial decisions with actionable reporting and recommendations beyond ISPS and BMP5

Expert analysis


access our team of experts with decades of experience in intelligence and operations throughout the world

Security Brokerage


armed guards and SEVs-  we understand the market