Thwarting BEC Scams That Target Privileged UsersCISO Espen Otterstad on Enterprise Risk Management
To help mitigate the risks posed by business email compromise scams that target privileged users, enterprises need to create detailed enterprise risk management plans that spell out procedures to secure accounts, says Espen Otterstad, CISO at Norwegian telematics company ABAX AS.
In a presentation at the recent RSA APJ conference, Otterstad described why more BEC scams are targeting privileged users.
In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, he offers insights on:
- Shortcomings in efforts to detect BEC scams;
- The best processes for investigating these scams;
- Implementing multifactor authentication methods.
Otterstad is the global head of IT and cybersecurity at the Norwegian telematics company ABAX, which tracks vehicles, equipment, plants and tools. With 20 years of IT and technology management experience, he focuses on developing a security culture.