Special Webinar: Travel Safety and Business Operations in Mexico

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 the year, hear from our experts as they examine the prevailing business, security, and public health landscape in Mexico.

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COVID-19 Update: National Vaccine Strategy Unfolding

While new cases and hospitalizations have dropped and leveled off respectively over the past two weeks, daily deaths remain high, with the seven-day rolling average hovering above 3,000. The U.S. has now recorded over 406,000 deaths.

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Security Expanded in Washington, D.C.

  • Armed protests by far-right groups and individuals failed to materialize over the 16-17 January weekend; however, state capitols and Washington, D.C. continue to prepare for possible violence in the coming days.

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Ongoing Threat of Far-Right Violence Across U.S.

There are ongoing concerns of violent armed action across the U.S. following the storming of the U.S. Capitol Building on 06 January. Far-right extremists have called for "armed marches" from 16-20 January across the country.

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A LETTER FROM THE CEO - 2020 YEAR IN REVIEW

Dear Members and Friends,

2020 was a year like no other. Together, we navigated through a new normal and have adapted, and endured these extraordinary times. As COVID-19 has overwhelmed the global economy, interrupted international and domestic travel, and disrupted our work and home lives - we are grateful for your support and honored to have earned your trust.

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COVID-19 Update: Moderna, Pfizer Vaccines Continue Roll Out

While new cases and deaths saw drop-offs due to the holidays, they have since rebounded as backlogged data gets reported. Hospitalizations, a more reliable metric, continue to increase across the country. There are more than 131,000 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, an increase of ten percent from the same period 14 days ago. ICU's in several hospital systems are overwhelmed, most notably in Southern California. Los Angeles County has told EMTs not to bring people who have little chance of survival into hospitals and to conserve oxygen out in the field.

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District Braces for Major Demonstration and Counter-Protest

Stop the Steal Protest - On 06 January 2021, supporters of President Donald Trump, including members of the Million MAGA March movement, Women for America First, the Proud Boys, and others will be gathering in Washington, D.C. at approximately 1100 local time at the White House and Freedom Plaza, before marching towards the Capitol at 1300.

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SolarWinds Hack Update

Over the past week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) announced a significant and sustained cyber-attack. CISA issued Emergency Directive 21-01 in response to a known attack against SolarWinds, an American software company that helps businesses manage their networks. 

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COVID-19 Update: New Contagious Variant Discovered

New cases and hospitalizations continue to rise across the country. The U.S. saw a record high 251,000 new cases on 18 December. Over the past week, there has been an average of 216,000 cases per day, an increase of seven percent from the average two weeks earlier. Hospitalizations are up 13 percent across the country compared to the same period two weeks ago. At least 115,000 Americans are hospitalized with COVID-19.

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BTN's 30 Minutes With... Webinar features Dale Buckner

On December 17, Dale Buckner, CEO of Global Guardian had the chance to sit down with Stephen Barth, Founder and CEO of HospitalityLawyer.com to discuss Global Affairs Beyond COVID-19 and what lies ahead in 2021 in BTN's featured webinar: 30 Minutes with Dale Buckner.

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