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PYMNTS.com, 03 December 2018

From friend’s grandpa to hip elder brother: banks as consumer trust anchors

In this podcast, Niel Bester, SVP Products at Entersekt, talks to Karen Webster from PYMNTS.com about the role banks can play in consumers’ financial lives in our current age of uncertainty, hacks, and breaches. Niel explains that trust is the foundation of the relationship between banks and their customers, and why the time has come for banks to redefine this relationship.
SME South Africa, 27 November 2018

These SA fintechs have successfully collaborated with the big banks – they share their top advice

Strategic partnerships between fintech start-ups and the more conventional banks are becoming more prominent the world over. A 2017 study by PWC found that 82% of financial services providers plan to step up their partnerships with fintechs over the next three to five years.
Business Wire, 25 October 2018

Amazon Web Services to open data centers in South Africa

New AWS Infrastructure Region in the first half of 2020 will enable customers to run workloads in South Africa and serve end-users across the African continent with even lower latency.
GI Geldinstitute, 19 October 2018

Benutzerfreundlichkeit macht den Unterschied

Als Folge von PSD2 wirdeine Flut neuer Authentifi zierungsanforderungen von einer ganzen Reihe seriöser, aberauch betrügerischer Quellen auf Konsumenten zukommen. Ganz klar ist, dass Kundenzukünftig eine deutlich aktivere Rolle einnehmen werden.
PYMNTS.com, 04 October 2018

In digital transactions consumers (must) trust

The evolving roles of digital consumer engagement and trust — big issues that are gaining more importance in recent months as consumers become more sensitive to online privacy issues — formed the basis for a recent discussion with Sherif Samy, SVP North America at Entersekt.
BAI Banking Strategies, 03 October 2018

Why strong security and authentication create more transactions

The new hot ticket in town is identity—and the battle for the customer, and their data, has begun. With the GAFAM tech giants (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft) entering the payments space, banks feel the very real threat of disintermediation. Those who fail to innovate will very quickly lose market share to fintech disruptors and challenger banks. In this changing landscape, Sherif Samy, SVP North America at Entersekt, asks whether there is still room for traditional financial institutions.
IT Executive, 24 September 2018

Wachten op een breach

Claudius van der Meulen, SVP Europe at Entersekt, recently joined fellow cybersecurity experts on a panel organized by CIO Magazine to discuss pain points around data protection. After the introduction of the GDPR, it seems that much progress has been made around the topic of data protection in theory, but in practice things are still lagging. (Article in Dutch.)
IT Finanzmagazin, 12 September 2018

Neue Authentifizierungslösung von Crealogix: ‚pushTAN Authentication‘ für das Digital Banking (IDaaS)

Crealogix, Entersekt und Inventx bie­ten Fi­nan­z­in­sti­tu­ten ei­ne Au­then­ti­fi­zie­rungs­mög­lich­keit für das Mo­bi­le- und Desk­top-Ban­king an: Die neue Lö­sung «push­T­AN Au­then­ti­ca­ti­on» ma­che Au­then­ti­fi­zie­run­gen deut­lich ein­fa­cher, si­che­rer und zu­gleich kos­ten­güns­ti­ger, ver­spre­chen die Un­ter­neh­men.
PYMNTS.com, 10 September 2018

Why authentication needs a standard

When interacting with customers, most organizations know how important it is to be sure that the person they’re interacting with is actually their customer – especially when it comes to financial transactions. This is a good thing, as is the fact that most organizations have measures set up to properly authenticate customers. But authentication measures often vary even within the same organization, Entersekt’s Chief Commercial Officer Dewald Nolte tells Karen Webster, which can mean that customers become so used to varying authentication experiences that they are left unable to question when one is going wrong.
Ventureburn, 06 September 2018

Four fintech companies selected for R2.5m AlphaCode Accelerate programme

Fintech accelerator AlphaCode has announced the names of four companies selected to join its recently launched R2.5-million accelerator programme AlphaCode Accelerate.

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"The Entersekt solution ensures leading-edge security combined with easy-to-use convenience."

Carl Fischer, Executive marketing & corporate affairs, Capitec Bank

"SIM swaps perpetrated against our clients have virtually flat-lined over the past four years."

George Chirwa, Head of digital and mobile, Nedbank

"We are thrilled to partner with Entersekt to provide Touch ID enabled service for customers. This will make mobile banking more convenient without compromising security, which is of the utmost importance to us."

Jim Reuter, CEO, FirstBank

"CouttsID is the first of its kind in the UK but is supported by Entersekt, whose technology has been proven in South Africa and other countries."

Joe Norburn, Managing director, head of digital and business development, Coutts

"With Entersekt, we saw an opportunity to improve the user experience dramatically, while at the same time enhancing security on the mobile channel."

Lyndon Subroyen, Global head of digital channels, Investec

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Entersekt is an international software development company based just outside of Cape Town, South Africa.

We are leaders in authentication, app security, and payments enablement technology, offering a highly scalable solution set with a track record of success across multiple continents.