The Entersekt Blog

Industry news, security threats, and technology advances in consumer authentication.

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.
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.
Getting to know your customers: Part 2
04-07-2019|Lelanie de Roubaix

Getting to know your customers: Part 2

Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.
Getting to know your customers: Part 1
27-06-2019|Lelanie de Roubaix

Getting to know your customers: Part 1

Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is it important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.
Banking on your customers’ experience?
13-06-2019|Alpa Somaiya

Banking on your customers’ experience?

The banking customer is the ultimate prize in the battle that’s been raging between legacy financial institutions, and fintech and big tech. The weapons of choice are data, technology and targeted marketing. The fight is an interesting one with regulatory forces encouraging innovation and new digital technologies providing the opportunities to improve customer experiences.
How friendly friction builds better digital banking experiences
16-05-2019|Jennifer Singh

How friendly friction builds better digital banking experiences

Consumers’ preferences are undeniably shifting digitally when it comes to banking and financial services. According to a recent study by Citibank, 31 percent of consumers use their mobile banking app more than any other — placing mobile banking behind only social media and weather for the most frequented mobile destinations.
Entersekt’s consumer survey 2019: Mobile app-based banking and payments in the USA
30-04-2019|Sherif Samy

Entersekt’s consumer survey 2019: Mobile app-based banking and payments in the USA

This is an exciting time in mobile banking and payments. Entersekt believes that banks, and their customers, can have it all – convenience, control, and the benefits of continuous innovation. It just takes vision.
Smarter digital banking experiences for the intelligence age
25-04-2019|Niel Bester

Smarter digital banking experiences for the intelligence age

Demand from young consumers for quicker decisions regarding their finances means that financial institutions are relying increasingly on modern data-processing techniques to enable real-time empowerment. This article, by Niel Bester, SVP: products, appeared in Global Banking and Finance Review, and Banking Exchange earlier this year.
Five things ... that make a great banking app
28-03-2019|Alpa Somaiya

Five things ... that make a great banking app

Unlike men (according to Thomas Jefferson), all banking apps were not created equal. There is a huge variety of apps (and banks) to choose from; some have a wide range of features, while others struggle to offer even the basics. These days, the “basics” are also not what they used to be.

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