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When your app’s new feature is awesome (but nobody knows)
10-10-2019|Frans Labuschagne

When your app’s new feature is awesome (but nobody knows)

In this article, which was originally published in Finance Monthly on 1 October, Frans Labuschagne, our country manager for the UK and Ireland describes some of the key ways in which you drive engagement with a new feature on your banking app.
Survey report: Germans’ attitudes to mobile security and authentication
19-09-2019|Mark van Dalsen

Survey report: Germans’ attitudes to mobile security and authentication

Vox pops aside, consumer polls aren’t a walk in the park. The data, though. They make the months of hurry-up-and-wait 100 percent worthwhile. They’re almost addictive. That’s why Entersekt trained its giant magnifying glass on Germany so soon after conducting a US consumer survey through The Harris Poll this year.
Five things to inspire customer trust
12-09-2019|Alpa Somaiya

Five things to inspire customer trust

In banks we trust … or do we? This question matters a great deal. According to a PWC survey, 87% of consumers will take their business to a competitor if they don’t trust their bank to handle their data responsibly.
Digital onboarding in US forces creative authentication workarounds
05-09-2019|Jennifer Singh

Digital onboarding in US forces creative authentication workarounds

Originally published in PaymentsSource on 16 August, Jen takes a look at digital onboarding techniques in the US.
Five things banks can learn from recent industry research
29-08-2019|Lelanie de Roubaix

Five things banks can learn from recent industry research

From security to user experience and digital banking preferences, we track recent statistics that banks should take note of.
EMV 3-D Secure: its gamechanger is no child’s play
15-08-2019|Jennifer Singh

EMV 3-D Secure: its gamechanger is no child’s play

Much has been written, tweeted and blogged about 3-D Secure, so by now we should all know that it’s a protocol for securely authenticating a consumer during card-not-present (CNP) e-commerce transactions. Additionally, it better protects the consumer, issuer and merchant from CNP fraud.
The tightrope the EBA is walking
25-07-2019|Simon Rodway

The tightrope the EBA is walking

The European Banking Authority (EBA) plays an extraordinarily complex role. Having to manage and regulate the financial industry means walking a tightrope between directional regulation and restrictive controls.
EMV 3-D Secure pushes the cost of fraud back onto the fraudster
23-07-2019|Steve Bledsoe

EMV 3-D Secure pushes the cost of fraud back onto the fraudster

In the US market, the consumer is always right, and in the never-ending quest for higher profits and brand loyalty, a merchant will do almost anything to earn a consumer’s repeat business.
Running late for your date with PSD2? We’ve got an app for that
18-07-2019|Cara Visser

Running late for your date with PSD2? We’ve got an app for that

Tick tock, tick tock. September 14 is the go-live date for the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) requirement for strong customer authentication (SCA). With Entersekt’s help, you can still meet the deadline – but hurry, because it’s going to be tight.
Five things … everyone’s asking about faster payments
11-07-2019|Cara Visser

Five things … everyone’s asking about faster payments

Consumer, bank or business; near or far, technology has changed the banking game in more ways than we can count. One example is the rapid ascent of faster payments systems over the last decade.

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