The Entersekt Blog

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

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.
Behavioral biometrics: The new kid on the block?
13-12-2018|Melanie Maier

Behavioral biometrics: The new kid on the block?

In this blog, Melanie Maier, pre-sales solutions lead for the DACH region at Entersekt, discusses how behavioral biometrics benefits the end-user’s experience, and how it links to strong customer authentication.
Mercator white paper, sponsored by Entersekt: A new security paradigm for the new digital world
29-11-2018|Mark van Dalsen

Mercator white paper, sponsored by Entersekt: A new security paradigm for the new digital world

The world in which your entire commercial existence is bound to your mobile device is fast approaching, and at its center stands the bank, which safeguards your most valuable assets – funds, payment media, and a trove of data. That’s Entersekt’s vision.
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!
Hacking of new iPhone X biometric security offers lessons in user authentication
19-12-2017|Entersekt Editor

Hacking of new iPhone X biometric security offers lessons in user authentication

More companies are implementing mobile biometric authentication to increase security and reduce fraud. According to a recent report, the worldwide mobile biometrics market is expected to exceed $50.6 billion in revenue by 2022, growing from a base of $6.5 billion in 2016, but despite this growth, financial institutions and consumers harbor legitimate concerns about whether mobile biometrics actually delivers on its promise of improved security.
How will behavioral biometrics change our lives?
25-07-2017|Clara Chennells

How will behavioral biometrics change our lives?

One of the biggest challenges in the realm of digital security is to find ways to make the experience of authentication as painless as possible, without compromising on security or technological sophistication. Digital banking users want to feel safe, but they do not want to submit a hair sample or submit to a polygraph test every time they make a purchase. To address the tension between ease of use and strong security, many companies are turning to behavioral biometrics.
Niel Bester on Entersekt's product vision
17-07-2017|Niel Bester

Niel Bester on Entersekt's product vision

In our latest video, Entersekt’s SVP Products, Niel Bester, explains why innovation at your financial institution need not be limited by the fear of fraud.
Don't confuse biometrics with strong authentication
23-05-2017|Frans Labuschagne

Don't confuse biometrics with strong authentication

As our world becomes more digitalized, the information we want to keep private is increasingly at risk – and yet no-one wants that information protected by cumbersome security measures which do not fit in with our pace of living.
Schalk Nolte on the power of mobile
17-05-2017|Schalk Nolte

Schalk Nolte on the power of mobile

Watch our new video to see Schalk Nolte, Entersekt’s CEO, share his take on the power of mobile not only in security, but also in enabling digital services.
What's the deal with enhanced ATMs?
26-05-2016|Jolette Roodt

What's the deal with enhanced ATMs?

Two developments in ATM technology have made waves in the first few months of this year. Let’s take a look at what banks and hardware vendors have in store for us.

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