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

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.
Why “mobile-first” must mean “trust always”
05-06-2019|Sherif Samy

Why “mobile-first” must mean “trust always”

Trust is inherent in banking, and has been since the beginning, when people decided to store coins and bills in vaults. Sherif Samy, SVP: North America, explained in a podcast with PYMNTS.com on 26 February 2019 why pairing the trust factor with the mobile can help banks adopt a successful omnichannel approach to boost engagement.
Huawei or another
30-05-2019|Mark van Dalsen

Huawei or another

Huawei Technologies Co. has inspired Western government suspicion for at least a dozen years. Recent events came as a shock to many consumers, but they continue a trajectory of investigations, abandoned partnerships, and outright bans. Add a protectionist US president with a brash approach to negotiation, and bada bing! So far, so inevitable.
It started with a bang
23-05-2019|Alpa Somaiya

It started with a bang

Since the Big Bang, the universe has been continuously transforming. In the here and now, however, biological evolution seems to be falling behind technology. Some claim that technology will bring about an entirely new era of evolution, but what does this mean for our future?
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.
Entersekt expands its operations in Cape Town, the technology hub of Africa
17-04-2019|Cara Visser

Entersekt expands its operations in Cape Town, the technology hub of Africa

Entersekt is in the right place at the right time, it seems, to expand its operations with the opening of a second Western Cape office, in Century City, come 1 June. Recruitment is currently underway for two full scrum teams to occupy the new premises. Interested candidates can apply via the Entersekt website.

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