September 30, 2020—It would be hard to overstate how large the Federal Reserve looms in investors’ minds or its influence on financial markets. While the central bank has received praise for its quick and decisive action during the current crisis, focusing on liquidity and keeping capital flowing, questions must be raised about its recent messaging in light of the recently announced most significant changes to its long-term strategy in nearly a decade.
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As working from home becomes the new normal, organizations need strong cybersecurity measures to avoid becoming victims of costly cyberattacks. As the COVID-19 crisis unfolded, a wide variety of workforces transitioned to a remote environment. This move to working from home has changed the way employees interact with technology—and raised organizational cybersecurity risk.Hackers have already adapted their attacks to exploit people’s concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 21, 2020—Small business revenues and the number of small businesses open are both down roughly 19% since January. And safety concerns in light of COVID-19 have escalated the crumbling of brick and mortar stores, moving more shoppers to the virus-free realms of online shopping.