"What we see in our claims, particularly in ransomware events, is that over 90% of the time, it comes back to the fact that the company didn't have multifactor authentication either configured at all or broadly across its network. We see that same lack of control being exploited over and over again," says Tim Francis, of The Travelers Indemnity Co. (Credit: welcomia/Shutterstock.com)

Cyberthreats are once again the leading business concern after taking a backseat to economic uncertainty in 2020, according to the 2021 Travelers Risk Index, which found just shy of 60% of business leaders said digital risks keep them up at night.

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Steve Hallo

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