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.
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.
Digital fraud trends in the UK
11-04-2018|Alan Goode

Digital fraud trends in the UK

As we increasingly move our lives online, it is no surprise that fraud should be following us. The rise of ecommerce and digital banking has resulted in growing levels of fraud targeting these new business channels. In this blog post, London-based analyst Alan Goode investigates what is currently happening in the UK.
The time for passive identity management is over
14-09-2017|Dewald Nolte

The time for passive identity management is over

A decade of large-scale data theft has us all feeling like a target is on our back. With the number of online services increasing rapidly across the globe, we’re sharing and using our personal details more than ever before. The side effect of the rapid growth in sharing personal information is that we know that our personal details are out there in the wild, probably being shared among hackers, and sold by crime syndicates.
Why would you need MFA for healthcare?
21-02-2017|Jolette Roodt

Why would you need MFA for healthcare?

Are reports of breaches at health providers sending your blood pressure skyward? Straightforward, effective authentication is just what the doctor ordered!
Russian hackers making borscht of banks worldwide
17-11-2016|Jolette Roodt

Russian hackers making borscht of banks worldwide

As if the nearly $44 million that Russian cybercriminals stole from banks in their own country between June 2015 and June 2016 weren’t enough, these fraudsters seem to be moving on to greener pastures abroad. Stealing directly from banks as well as from individual online accounts, Russians have started targeting the rest of Europe – and the rest of the world.
My thoughts on the LastPass breach
16-06-2015|Christiaan Brand

My thoughts on the LastPass breach

LastPass announced June 15 that it had detected and subsequently blocked “suspicious activity” on its networks a couple of days before. The attackers made off with email addresses associated with LastPass accounts, hints that help users reset their master passwords, salted password hashes, as well as the associated salts.

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