Lourdes: The Traditional Pilgrimage Amid Tight Security

RELIGION: On this Tuesday 15th August, the Town of Lourdes, expects thousands of pilgrims … Security of the porticos, a banned vehicle traffic, mobilized 300 police officers … The traditional pilgrimage of the Assumption in Lourdes , which expects 25,000 pilgrims will be on Tuesday under heavy security. A reduced safety device Although the device has been …

14th July: As many as 86,000 Police and Gendarmes Mobilized in France

SAFETY: Balls and popular events will be monitored, as well as the “high traffic” tourist areas … Their mission, ensuring the safety of French and tourists participating in the Bastille Day festivities.  Nearly 86,000 police and gendarmes and 7,000 soldiers of the Sentinel operation and 44,000 firefighters will be mobilized on the 13th and 14th July. …

World Cyberattack: A Boon for IT Security Companies?

COMPUTER HACKING: The “ransomware virus software” can cause great economic damage … A cyberattack hit thousands of companies on Friday  Some areas still lack protection  European legislation will strengthen the protection of consumer data An attack on an unprecedented scale. “WannaCry” the “ransomware” or ”  ransom software  ” – that encrypts data in a computer and requires payment to …

Brittany: Mud Day Canceled for Security Reasons

EVENT: The prefecture asked the organizers to change the route of the Mud Day for security reasons … The race was to take place in a month to the day. She was eventually canceled. The Mud Day Course 13 kilometers obstacles encased and filled with mud can not stand on the military base of Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan (Morbihan). Led …