Global Guardian Releases 2021 Worldwide Threat Assessment

Once a year, Global Guardian publishes an overview of recent global security developments. It is no shock that this year has been markedly different than years past. For over a year, the news has been dominated by COVID-19, overshadowing many important events and trends that will shape the future safety and security concerns of global businesses and international travelers.

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How to Manage Threats and Mitigate Risks in These Uncertain Times

One of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying global economic downturn is that businesses are increasingly becoming targets of online and physical threats. Such attacks can cause great harm to the target, whether it is a company, an executive, or an employee. The question then is: what can companies do to mitigate this risk?

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Global Guardian Webinar Library

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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Partner Spotlight: Meredith Moore, Greylake Training Solutions

Putting Security at the Top of People’s Minds

As the founder and CEO of Greylake Training Solutions, Meredith Moore relishes the challenge of helping her clients  raise awareness of security and keep their workforce safe. “Security,” Moore admits, “is usually not at the top of people’s minds.”

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TRAVELING TO MEXICO? FIRST, ARM YOURSELF WITH A PLAN TO MITIGATE THE SECURITY RISKS

The level of crime in Mexico — particularly murders, kidnappings for ransom, and extortion — continues to rise. This trend is, in part, fueled by a dramatic increase in unemployment as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2021 Risk Assessment Map

The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced an unparalleled degree of risk and uncertainty across the globe. In every country, governments and business leaders simultaneously conducted unprecedented interventions that have upended how we live, travel, communicate, and conduct business. The longer the pandemic continues, the greater its social, political and economic impact will be. But these geographic impacts will not be equal, as some nations are better suited to weather the storm than others. 

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A Look at Global Challenges Beyond the Pandemic

December marked the launch of the world's first COVID-19 vaccination program, first in the U.K., followed by the U.S. and Canada. The vaccination efforts kicked off a global effort to end the pandemic that has killed more than 1.5 million people in less than a year. In other parts of the world, vaccine trials are showing promise.

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Security Challenges, Suppressed by the Pandemic, Could Reemerge in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the headlines for much of the past year. Upwards of a million people have died from the disease worldwide — more than 250,000 in the United States alone. Health experts are warning that the situation will turn even more dire as winter and the flu season approach. Already we are witnessing a spike in infections in Europe and the United States, which is forcing cities and states to go back into lockdown.

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COVID-19 and Holiday Travel: Everything You Need to Know

Typically, the start of the holiday season means families across the United States are busy planning trips—domestic and/or international. This year is very different. The COVID-19 pandemic—and the travel restrictions and quarantines imposed by state and national governments in response to the global health crisis—has meant that fewer people are traveling. In fact, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) predicts full-year passenger traffic is set to decline 66% compared to 2019.

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Special Report: Strengthening Cyber security During COVID-19

 October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security across our nation. Even prior to COVID-19, cyber security has been one of the most pressing challenges facing companies. According to Cyber Security Ventures, an industry research company, cybercrime is expected to cost as much as $6 trillion  annually worldwide by 2021. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Global Guardian has monitored developments on how the crisis is impacting cyber security to inform our clients and to expand our product offerings to meet our clients’ changing needs. 

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