Overview of Biden’s Proposed $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package

Overview of Biden’s Proposed $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package

The House of Representatives has been hard at work drafting its version of President Joe Biden’s proposed stimulus bill, which includes extended unemployment benefits, direct checks to individuals and more. Democrats hope to pass the $1.9 trillion relief package by mid-March, before existing COVID-19 relief measures, such as enhanced unemployment insurance, expire. The bill is …

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How to Prevent a Malware Attack

How to Prevent a Malware Attack

Malware is a form of malicious software that cybercriminals deploy via unsafe links, downloaded attachments or other virus-ridden programs with the intention of disrupting normal computing operations, collecting sensitive information and controlling your organization’s technology system resources. Malware programs are being produced at an alarming rate and are consistently changing in form and purpose, making …

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Supply Chain Optimization

Supply Chain Optimization

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic defined 2020 and brought the importance of the supply chain to light as a result of the many closures and shortages. Businesses are planning for an unpredictable 2021 as well and are looking to strengthen their supply chains to preemptively avoid further disruption. Until recently, supply chains were largely a quiet …

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CDC Says Double-masking Offers Additional Protection Against COVID-19

CDC Says Double-masking Offers Additional Protection Against COVID-19

In a recent report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released findings on maximizing the fit of cloth and medical procedure masks to reduce COVID-19 transmission and exposure. Notably, the research found that double-masking substantially improved source control of COVID-19 and reduced wearer exposure. According to the CDC’s report, double-masking refers to fitting …

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The Cold Stress Equation - Frostbite

The Cold Stress Equation – Frostbite

What cold temperatures mean for your safety Cold-related injuries and illnesses can slowly overcome a person who has been chilled by low temperatures, brisk winds or wet clothing. This dangerous combination is known as The Cold Stress Equation, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). When frostbite occurs, there is freezing in the …

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The Importance of Promoting Strong Passwords

The Importance of Promoting Strong Passwords

Cyberattack methods continue to grow and evolve over time. One specific tactic that cybercriminals frequently utilize is hacking victims’ accounts or devices by cracking their passwords. This tactic is often all too easy for cybercriminals when their targets fail to create strong enough passwords to ward off password-cracking technology or—in some cases—simple guesses. Nevertheless, cybersecurity …

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5 HR Technology Trends to Monitor in 2021

5 HR Technology Trends to Monitor in 2021

In 2021 and beyond, technology can help improve efficiency and productivity in the workplace—especially for HR professionals. And with many organizations adopting remote work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is increasing pressure for organizations and employees to adopt technology to collaborate, communicate and work from a distance. HR technology can automate a …

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