Business and industry news from around the web: January 18 – 22, 2021

Written on Jan 22, 2021

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting business and industry news items from around the web.

Guidance issued for PPP first-draw loan increases, reapplications

The U.S. Small Business Administration has released procedural guidance that details the requirements for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers to reapply for a PPP loan or request an increase to a PPP loan.

Here's how much liquor Ohioans purchased in 2020 (and how much they spent on spirits)

Ohioans didn't stop stocking up on spirits throughout the pandemic. State liquor agencies sold 16.75 million gallons of high-proof liquor last year, an increase of 9.8% from the 15.24 million gallons sold in 2019 and up 14.2% on a two-year basis from the 14.65 million gallons sold in 2018.

What good looks like in cybersecurity

C-level executives want to know what good cyber defense looks like and how to measure it. Penetration tests, internal vulnerability scans, and IT control checklists remain go-to tactics, but a new generation of tools is taking things to the next level.

Troubling study reveals how minor workplace slights can trigger suicidal thoughts in depressed people

Negative interactions at work, even small ones, can weigh heavily on depressed or bipolar colleagues, according to new research.

Tech Corner - Back to work? Say hi to the new office robot

Disinfecting robots are becoming a pro upgrade in all kinds of work environments.


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