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    How Essential Manufacturing Companies Are Keeping Up with Increased Coronavirus Demand

    One of the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has been the increased demand for essential products such as food and medicines. This has put a strain on retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers.   With many bare shelves on essential items such as toilet paper, pasta, and other goods at the start of the pandemic, manufacturers… Keep Reading…

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    3 Red Flags That Your Business Needs Better IT Resources

    There is no doubt that, in the modern world, digital technology is more important than ever. It is a central part of the lives of billions of people. This is even more true for businesses in the modern world. After all, businesses that don’t embrace digital technology are likely to find themselves left behind by… Keep Reading…

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    How Will COVID-19 Affect the MCAT Test?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe in unprecedented fashion and impacted almost every aspect of daily life. As a result of this deadly virus, many academic facilities, including schools, colleges and universities, have had to close their doors for the foreseeable future.  These closures have meant that almost all exams have been cancelled, including… Keep Reading…

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    How Landlords and Tenants Can Support Each Other During Coronavirus Struggles

    There’s a lot of uncertainty and anxiety currently lingering throughout the world due to the coronavirus pandemic. Never in our lifetimes have we seen a disease that has brought the entire world to such a standstill. Because of the unprecedented crisis we’re facing, it’s normal that there have been repercussions felt within the economy. These… Keep Reading…

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    Everything You Should Know About Filing a Personal Injury Claim

    Every year, thousands of people get injured at home, at work, while on vacation, and even during routine tasks like shopping for groceries. Some accidents are purely due to bad luck, but many are the fault of a negligent third party. When such injuries occur, this opens the door to a personal injury case. Personal… Keep Reading…

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    What Trump’s Proposed Cuts on Social Security Disability Mean for Disability Recipients

    President Trump’s fiscal budget for 2021, released earlier this month, proposed Social Security cuts across the board, but especially significant reductions in terms of Social Security Disability Insurance. The proposals would encourage those receiving disability benefits to leave the system by returning to work (although this is in reality unlikely to be effective), and they… Keep Reading…

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    How Employers Should Respond to News about the Coronavirus

    With the coronavirus spreading like wildfire through China and the number of cases arising around the world, many companies are now asking themselves how they can respond to protect their customers, employees, and financial interests.  Currently, the focus is on how public health agencies should respond, but the business sector will need to adopt contingency… Keep Reading…

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    The Department of Defense Releases Version 1.0 of CMMC

    The Department of Defense has released version 1.0 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework (CMMC), which measures a defense contractor’s ability to safeguard important information, including Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). As outlined by the document, it will be necessary for every company contracted by the Department of Defense to… Keep Reading…

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    Social Security Benefits Payments Rise 1.6%

    There’s some good news for anyone receiving Social Security disability benefits: Benefits are increasing by 1.6% beginning this year. According to the latest figures, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are going to increase for nearly 69 million Americans in 2020. This increased number has already started rolling out for Social Security benefits… Keep Reading…

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    DoD Suppliers Will Need to be Prepared for Cybersecurity Audits in 2020

    All DoD Suppliers that want to work with the Department of Defense (DoD) will eventually need to be ‘cybersecurity certified’ after the DoD publishes the official version of CMMC in January 2020.  Known as the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, CMMC makes it compulsory for contractors to adhere to the NIST 800-171 standards (with a few… Keep Reading…

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    IT Companies Stress Upgrading Windows 7 Now or Face Consequences

    As 2019 quickly comes to a close, IT companies are making it clear that now is the time for businesses—if they haven’t already—to upgrade your operating system. Specifically, as Microsoft has made a key announcement that Windows 7 won’t be getting support come January, IT companies agree that all businesses should prioritize one goal: migrating… Keep Reading…