Morning Security Briefing-(Friday, July 20, 2018)

What’s going on in the world from a Security Coordinator’s perspective:


Security News of the Day: 

Storm sinks duck boat in Missouri, killing 13 people

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A day after a duck boat capsized and sank during a severe storm at a southern Missouri lake, killing at least 13 people, divers are resuming a search for people who remain missing.
International:

Russia to let World Cup fans come back with Fan ID, no visa.

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The World Cup in Russia is over but Moscow is still giving out perks to foreign fans. Russian lawmakers are now set to allow Fan ID holders to travel in and out of Russia freely until the end of the year.

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U.S.A.:

Justice Department plans to alert public to foreign operations targeting U.S. democracy.

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The Justice Department plans to alert the public to foreign operations targeting U.S. democracy under a new policy designed to counter hacking and disinformation campaigns such as the one Russia undertook in 2016 to disrupt the presidential election.

 

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Travel:

Summer is high season for travel scams

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Sunny weather and extended time off for kids both make summer, without a doubt, peak travel season. Almost everyone is planning a trip — from low-key visits with relatives to extended tours of far-off places. And along with the seasonal rise in trips comes a wave of shady travel scams, like insects to a flame, as all sorts of people and companies try to trick us travelers.

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Quote of the Day:

“To lead people walk behind them.”- Lao Tzu


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