Crime Insurance for All Risks

| January 6, 2020

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Cybercrime is one of the most threating areas of any business relying on technology, software, and internet connection. While most companies are worried about potential hacks, not all threats come from data that is stolen. According to the information presented by Axis Insurance, approximately 13% of cyberattacks come from cyber deception.

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