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2010-11-30 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore. and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) has awarded ID Experts and ID Analytics a five-year blanket purchase agreement to help the SSA protect against and respond to breaches of personal information. ID Experts and ID Analytics will provide the SSA a comprehensive suite of services to minimize and protect against data compromises in conformation with SSA and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) compliance requirements....

2009-07-24 05:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Business will continue its long-standing role as the U.S. Social Security Administration's primary IP and data services provider, under a new Networx Universal task order. Under the agreement, valued at $140 million through 2017 if all options are exercised, Verizon Business will continue to advance and manage the SSA's wide-area network, known as the Enterprise-Wide Network Infrastructure (SSANet). In addition, Verizon Business will...

2008-10-16 15:15:00

Social Security recipients will see a 5.8 percent jump in their monthly benefits beginning in January, the U.S. Social Security Administration said Thursday. The cost-of-living increase for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income is the largest hike since 1982, the administration said in a release. Social Security and SSI benefits increase automatically each year based on the third-quarter, year-over-year increase of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Price Index for...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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