Broad MFA, rapid patching a must to stop cyberattacks, Marsh McLennan finds


According to a study, in order to safeguard systems from data breaches in the future, organisations need to employ automated hardening strategies. Endpoint detection and response, multifactor authentication, and privileged access management are the three main controls that insurers have typically advised to limit cyber risk.

According to a report released on Thursday by Marsh McLennan, organisations that use automated hardening strategies will have the highest chance of preventing cyberattacks. A security breach is six times less likely to occur when basic security measures are applied to servers, operating systems, and other components.

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