About Us


MSS Security is one of the market leaders in its field, with offices in Dubai, the USA and operating throughout Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea with more than 1000 employees, we cover all market segments.

Our services include but are not limited to Industrial and Residential Security, Close Protection, Risk Management, Access Control, CCTV, Secure Logistics (Precious Metals and Minerals).

We offer a bespoke security package for our clients, ensuring that our employees are chosen, and trained to meet specific demands.

Our valued client base across Western Africa include some of the top traded companies listed on the NYSE, Toronto Stock exchange + also various diplomatic missions & NGO’s throughout the region.

With our single point of contact account management programs and our investment in staff training, we make “Your Security, Our Priority”


MSS Dubai (Head Office)

B Wing Office 507-8
Dubai Silicon Oasis
United Arab Emirates
+971 4 371 2540

MSS US (MS Security, LLC)

422, Sunrise Court
Ludlow Kentucky 41016

+1 202 559 9269

MSS Mauritania

Tevragh-Zeina NOT 667
+222 45 25 2370

MSS Senegal

Zone 16 Almadies
BP 38270 Dakar

MSS Burkina Faso

Secteur 16 OUAGA 2000
Lot 19 Parcelle 05
Burkina Faso

MSS Mali

Faladie, Rue 824 Porte 160
+223 76 10 3059

MSS Guinea

Almamya, Commune de Kaloum
+224 65 26 6429

MSS Niger

Koura Kano, rue Kl-138, Porte 444
+227 90 34 0322


Yacoub Sidya (President/CEO)

Yacoub is a US graduate in Business management from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. Upon graduation Yacoub gained valuable experience working at a local sports complex, Town and Country sports complex at every level right up to CEO level.

In 2005 Yacoub founded MSS, growing it from a small company with 40 local employees to the 2,500 strong, market leading, multi-national company that it is today.

Yacoub’s forte is starting businesses at a grassroots level, nurturing them right up to successful multi-million dollar ventures operating across a range of different industries.

Will Aylward (Vice President)

Will is a former French Foreign Legion Paratrooper and Royal Marine Commando. He gained a wealth of operational experience during his Military career notably conducting Anti-Terrorist operations in Northern Ireland in an intelligence role, commanding elite Marine Commandos at the outbreak of hostilities in Afghanistan, as a NATO + UN peacekeeper in former Yugoslavia and conducting both NEO Operations and Combat Operations in the Republic of Congo during the Congo Civil War.

While in the private sector, Will gained invaluable experience working in commercial security operations across Algeria, Nigeria, Iraq, Mali, India & Mauritania at every level, from running Close Protection Operations in the Oil and Gas sector to Security Manager/Project Managing Operations in the Mining sector.