Our Global Guardian hosted webinars bring together a specialized panel of experts to discuss timely and relevant global security topics. Browse through the library below and view past topics from COVID-19, threat management, regional spotlights, and more.

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Managing Physical and Online Threats: Mitigating Risk in Today's World | march 16, 2021

 

The rise in crime that has accompanied the global pandemic and economic downturn has meant businesses are increasingly becoming targets for online and physical attacks. What can you do to prepare for such events and how can you minimize loss and damage? Our recent webinar answered these questions (and much more) as well as shared insights on how we protect our clients.

Speakers:
  • John Wyman, Unit Chief of the FBI's Behavioral Threat Assessment Center
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Mike McGarrity, Global Guardian Vice President of Global Risk Services
  • Michael Ballard, Global Guardian Director of Intelligence 

Regional Spotlight: Travel Safety and Business Operations in Mexico | february 3, 2021
 
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mexico’s economy was already struggling and the level of crime—particularly murders, kidnappings for ransom, and extortion—was rising sharply. In our first webinar of 2021, experts came together to examine the prevailing business, security, and public health landscape in Mexico. During the 60-minute discussion, we reviewed the challenges facing international businesses, supply chains, and travelers in the year ahead—and offered tips on how these challenges can be minimized, if not overcome.
Speakers:
  • Tony Strickland, CSO, CSL Limited 
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Mike McGarrity, Global Guardian Vice President of Global Risk Services
  • Michael Ballard, Global Guardian Director of Intelligence 

Global Affairs Beyond COVID-19: A Panel Discussion Hosted by Global Guardian | november 20, 2020

 

Global Guardian CEO, Dale Buckner moderated this panel discussion around the global state of affairs beyond COVID-19 with experts in the space, including Four Star General Pete Schoomaker, former Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Douglas Wise, and Global Guardian VP of Global Risk Services, Mike McGarrity. The discussion touched on existing 2020 security and business challenges and the year ahead.

Speakers:
  • U.S. Army General Pete Schoomaker, Former 35th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army and Commander‑in‑Chief
  • Douglas Wise, Former Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Mike McGarrity, Global Guardian Vice President of Global Risk Services

Business in India 2020: Navigating COVID-19 and Business Operations Remotely | july 22, 2020

 

With an estimated 30,000 new cases per day, India was the third hardest hit country by the COVID-19 pandemic in July 2020. On top of that, India was not only a hot-spot for the virus, but for global business operations as well. This special webinar focused the discussion around regional pandemic developments, business travel and medical considerations, the China and India Border Dispute, and more.

Speakers:
  • Zane Williams, Managing Director, Protexx Risk Management
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Mike McGarrity, Global Guardian Vice President of Global Risk Services
  • Michael Ballard, Global Guardian Director of Intelligence 

Reopening Amid COVID-19: Adaptability is Key | july 10, 2020

 

Attendees heard directly from Global Guardian’s medical leadership staff and Chief Executive Officer, Dale Buckner, as they discussed the latest on navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speakers:
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Mike McGarrity, Global Guardian Vice President of Global Risk Services
  • Michael Ballard, Global Guardian Director of Intelligence 
  • Dr. Shelly Weisenfeld, M.D., M.P.H., Global Guardian Medical Director 
  • Dr. Chris White, M.D., M.S., Global Guardian Assistant Medical Director

The Perfect Storm: Preparing for Hurricane Season in a world with COVID-19 | june 9, 2020

 

Hurricane Season 2020 was predicted to have higher-than-usual storm activity. The presence of the COVID-19 pandemic made it even more important to prepare and plan ahead. During our special webinar, attendees heard directly from a panel of experts on the subject, as they guided attendees through Hurricane Season 2020 in our "new normal."

Speakers:
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Mike McGarrity, Global Guardian Vice President of Global Risk Services
  • Erik Antons, Former Vice President of Security, Hyatt Hotels Corporation 
  • Andrew Hersh, Head of Critical Infrastructure Practice, Lockton Companies

COVID-19 Webinar: A Q&A Session with the Global Guardian Team | May 20, 2020

 

As we navigate what the new normal looks like, Global Guardian has provided support when it comes to COVID-19, including regular intel reporting, employee trainings, protocols on returning to work safely, how we need to think about the future of travel, and more. During this special webinar, attendees had the chance to ask their COVID-19 related questions and hear directly from our team of experts.

Speakers:
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Mike McGarrity, Global Guardian Vice President of Global Risk Services
  • Michael Ballard, Global Guardian Director of Intelligence 
  • Dr. Shelly Weisenfeld, M.D., M.P.H., Global Guardian Medical Director 
  • Dr. Chris White, M.D., M.S., Global Guardian Assistant Medical Director

Preparing for the New Normal: A COVID-19 Special Webinar | May 1, 2020

 

In a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic forced over half of the global population into lockdown, changing the way we work, shop, travel and eat. The crisis has been a major stress test for governments, organizations, and families around the world. As parts of the world began to reopen, questions remained about what kind of world would emerge and what the new normal will look like. As one-third of the global workforce was expected to suffer financial hardship, the economic and epidemiological road ahead remained uncertain. In this special webinar, Global Guardian team members shared Global Guardian’s assessment of the pandemic with a view to the future in order to help companies and individuals plan to confront a new and unprecedented challenge. 

Speakers:
  • Dale Buckner, Global Guardian CEO
  • Jeff Stutzman, Global Guardian CIO
  • Michael Ballard, Global Guardian Director of Intelligence 
  • Dr. Chris White, M.D., M.S., Global Guardian Assistant Medical Director

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