Media coverage

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Technative, 05 October 2019

How can banks rise to the omnichannel challenge?

Today, banks are starting to realize that a true omnichannel experience means a lot more than just providing multiple ways for customers to transact. As Millennials and Gen Z consumers start to make up larger portions of the workforce, banks will be forced to accommodate – but are they ready to do so?, 03 October 2019

For better banking, is consumer control actually key?

Consumers want control — everybody seems to know that. But what you probably don’t know is that consumers want the type of financial services control that could potentially reduce their risk for fraud and leave them responsible for more authentication tasks, according to fresh PYMNTS research. That research, which is called “The Consumer-Centric Authentication Study: Transforming The Consumer’s Digital Banking Experience,” served as the foundation for a recent PYMNTS discussion between Karen Webster and Sherif Samy, SVP North America at Entersekt, which helped craft the report.
Presse Portal, 17 September 2019

Report “Mobile Banking und Mobile Payment in Deutschland”: Sicherheitsbedenken bremsen MobIle Banking”

Interessante neue Erkenntnisse zur Einstellung deutscher Verbraucher zu Mobile Banking, Mobile Payment und favorisierten Authentifizierungsmethoden liefert der Report „Mobile Banking und Mobile Payment in Deutschland 2019“, der die Ergebnisse einer aktuellen, im Auftrag von Entersekt durchgeführten repräsentativen Online-Konsumentenbefragung vorstellt.
Finovate, 04 September 2019

Five Degrees and Entersekt Forge Fintech Partnership

One month after digital core banking provider Five Degrees announced its collaboration with fellow Finovate alum W.UP, the company is back in the fintech headlines with another round of partnership news: digital security platform Entersekt will join its Open Banking Marketplace., 02 September 2019

Is there such a thing as healthy friction online?

Consumers will trust their bank more if security mechanisms are exposed and more control is placed in their hands, says Entersekt’s Jen Singh. In an interview with, she shares her take on friction, control, and the financial industry’s “aha” moment ahead of the launch of the upcoming Entersekt and Friction Index.
Leadership Online, 31 July 2019

SA Entrepreneurs Innovate to Enable Cashless Economies

To help make cashless payments even easier and safer, South African-headquartered company, Entersekt, is helping to streamline making payments on the go by bringing this functionality into consumers’ banking apps by improved availability, reliability and security of the mobile platforms.
CallCenterProfi, 31 July 2019

Starke Authentifizierung für Call Center

Kunden möchten nicht unnötig warten, wenn sie sich in der Hotline eines Anbieters oder Dienstleisters zu erkennen geben (müssen). Schneller und vor allem sicherer geht das heute mit einer so genannten Multi-Faktor-Authentifizierung im Call Center. Wie das sicher und gleichzeitig nutzerfreundlich umgesetzt werden kann und welche Rolle das Mobiltelefon dabei spielt, erläutert Simon Rodway, Pre-Sales-Solution Consultant bei Entersekt.
One World Identity, 30 July 2019

Friction: Friend or Foe?

In 2018 fraud had a global price tag of $4trillion! We recently partnered with Urjanet and One World Identity to publish a piece exploring how friendly friction can actually enhance our consumers experience and minimize our stake in the fraud market., 15 July 2019

The invisible change coming to online shopping

A new specification from EMVCo points toward a future of online shopping that will greatly benefit consumers and merchants alike: more seamless transactions, less risk of card-not-present fraud, higher conversation rates, and lower cart abandonment rates. Simon Armstrong, VP of Products at Entersekt, discusses the specification in an new interview with, 05 July 2019

The vanishing act of the decade

Payments these days can be cashless, easy, and instantaneous – sometimes even invisible to a degree. In the latest ebook, Gerhard Oosthuizen, CTO at Entersekt, takes a look at why this vanishing act has been one of the greatest innovations in payments in the last decade, and what it means for the future.

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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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