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The rise of biometrics in banking: The death of the password?
22-11-2018|Entersekt Editor

The rise of biometrics in banking: The death of the password?

Ever forgotten your PIN number? What about forgetting which password goes with which account? Generally, the problem isn’t the password itself, but the number of username and password combinations we need to remember. It has been estimated that within the next few years, we will have, on average, over 200 accounts for which we need to remember passwords!
Banks and the “transaction pipe” trap
15-11-2018|Entersekt Editor

Banks and the “transaction pipe” trap

In this interview, originally published on PYMNTS.com on 13 April 2018, Dewald Nolte, Entersekt’s chief commercial officer, discusses the problems and opportunities surrounding digital payments.
The new technology partnership: Welcome to regtech
08-11-2018|Entersekt Editor

The new technology partnership: Welcome to regtech

After the 2008 financial crisis, banks were suddenly faced with a significant increase in regulations. This meant a hefty rise in expenditure and use of resources, and yet many businesses still fell short of expectations. The process needed access to more meaningful data and digitization.
Complimentary webinar: Maximizing the customer experience in a secure open-banking ecosystem
25-10-2018|Entersekt Editor

Complimentary webinar: Maximizing the customer experience in a secure open-banking ecosystem

How does your company ensure they comply with ever-changing industry regulations without compromising on delivering a streamlined user experience?
Next-generation banking’s mobile makeover
18-10-2018|Niel Bester

Next-generation banking’s mobile makeover

In this blog, originally published by IT Online on 20 June 2018, Niel Bester, Senior Vice President for Products at Entersekt discusses the challenge that banks face in strengthening their relationships with younger customers as they embrace new technology.
The win-win opportunity in banks’ digital transformation strategy
11-10-2018|Entersekt Editor

The win-win opportunity in banks’ digital transformation strategy

Digital transformation has become a strategic focus area for banks – one that many experts view as critical for future success. Digital banking can mean greater cost savings and more efficiency, but it can also be a way for banks to engage with customers. It’s no secret that engaged customers tend to buy more products, have higher account balances, and generate more profits.
Is cash still king in Africa?
27-09-2018|Mzukisi Rusi

Is cash still king in Africa?

Access to innovative new payment methods is no longer confined to the developed regions of the world. Mobile devices of all kinds have transformed how people in several sub-Saharan countries conduct their lives, with homegrown fintech solutions having a particularly strong effect on the way we pay for goods and services, or transfer money to family and friends.
What does the future hold for banks?
20-09-2018|Niel Bester

What does the future hold for banks?

Banks shouldn’t view the imminent battle for consumer data as a foregone defeat – in fact, helping consumers manage their data securely presents a significant opportunity for banks.
Social media payments: Threat or opportunity for banks?
13-09-2018|Entersekt Editor

Social media payments: Threat or opportunity for banks?

Remember the early days of Facebook? Were you an early adopter or more cautious, joining only after everyone and their cat had a profile? Those of us in the latter group eventually signed up because many of our friends reported being avid users and trusted the service.
US companies should not ignore the EU’s GDPR
30-08-2018|George Miller

US companies should not ignore the EU’s GDPR

Following a seemingly endless barrage of marketing emails asking consumers to opt-in to keep receiving communications, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May, marking the enactment of a sweeping data protection law that governs how data is collected and used in the EU’s 28 countries

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