MTDS, a Moroccan SARL specializing in information technology, Internet, network security, and international development would like to clarify the statements made in the press recently about accepting Bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency as a “legal tender”.
Sophos award MTDS and five other partners across the Middle East and Africa for their outstanding performance in FY 17 at its Partner Conference.
Over the last few days, several thousand networks and devices around the world have been infected by an unprecedented wave of ransomware with the name WannaCry, also known as WannaCrypt, and WCrypt.
This malware is transmitted over the computer network and the Internet mainly via emails containing contaminated attachments or links to malicious sites. WannaCry will attempt to encrypt your data and demand a 300USD deposit of bitcoin into the criminals account. To minimize the risk of contamination, MTDS strongly recommends you follow these four important tips:
MTDS attends Sophos Discover, the premier event for Sophos network security partners in the EMEA region, held between May 9th and the 11th 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.
MTDS launches MARIX, the first Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Morocco. Active since the end of 2016, this new infrastructure based in our data center allows our MTDS Internet and hosting customers to directly connect locally to all three licensed telecommunications networks. Currently in Morocco, the three telecommunications networks are not interconnected meaning that national traffic between them is being passed through Europe. This wastes international bandwidth, exposes Moroccan Internet users unnecessarily to eavesdropping at the European Internet exchange points, and generally makes the Moroccan Internet slower and less secure. The MTDS network is connected to all three Moroccan networks and uses intelligent routing techniques to make sure that all traffic takes the quickest and the shortest route to its destination and Moroccan traffic stays in Morocco.
Khaoula El Janati, our 23 year old systems administrator, is the second woman from MTDS to receive the prestigious Red Hat certification. This recognition and knowledge is being used to better serve MTDS datacenter customers in Morocco, keep our network secure, and to grow and adapt to new services and challenges. Bravo Khaoula! All MTDS team members are continuously keeping themselves up to date to better serve our customers.