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.
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.
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.
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.
Healthcare in the digital era
20-03-2019|Melanie Maier

Healthcare in the digital era

These days, it would be difficult to find even one industry untouched by the digital age. In the payments industry, for example, we see new developments and technologies being launched every day, from mobile wallets and instant payments to push-based authentication and open banking.
Just in time: PSD2 SCA implementation
14-03-2019|Sander Voorwinden

Just in time: PSD2 SCA implementation

The go-live date for the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) strong customer authentication (SCA) requirement is 14 September. Put another way, we’re at five minutes to the stroke of midnight for SCA implementation. It’s not too late, though, which is why I titled this blog post “Just in time”.
Letting you know what you need to know when you need to know it
21-02-2019|Tom de Waal

Letting you know what you need to know when you need to know it

I have, over the years, opened accounts at a number of banks in order to meet different needs: savings, payments, a mortgage, and so on. My family also have bank accounts, some of which we share. You probably have a similar spread of accounts.
PSD2 hastens the demise of SMS OTP
31-01-2019|Lelanie de Roubaix

PSD2 hastens the demise of SMS OTP

A month into 2019, the financial services and payments industries are buzzing as the deadline for complying with Europe’s revised payments services directive (PSD2) approaches. A particular cause of concern is the implementation of the regulatory technical standard for strong customer authentication (SCA), which has been a hot topic in boardrooms and at industry events for what seems like years now.

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