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SOURCE Magazine, 19 March 2019

girocard: Kontaktlos Provokation zum Wachstumsrekord

There has been a lot of talk recently about how online security needs to evolve so that personal information is truly protected and can only be used for legitimate purposes. Uwe Härtel, Entersekt’s country manager for Central Europe discusses what this means, and how a three-domain model offers a practical approach to digital identity. (Article in German.)
Emerce.nl, 12 March 2019

Waarom er één standaard moet komen voor een veilig én gemakkelijk authenticatieproces

Claudius van der Meulen, SVP Europe at Entersekt, discusses the benefits of an authentication standard and argues that convenience and security can go hand-in-hand when consumers become familiar with an authentication process that is quick, user-friendly, and consistent across channels. Article in Dutch.
Banking Exchange, 04 March 2019

Bank smarter, not harder, in the intelligence age

As banking processes become digitized, bank-customer relationships could become increasingly dehumanized and disconnected. To prevent this, and sustain meaningful relationships with their customers, banks need to provide innovative, secure, and highly personalized services, says Niel Bester, SVP Products at Entersekt.
Finance Derivative, 26 February 2019

PSD2: How will it affect the banking landscape?

Just over a year ago, the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) passed into law. Together with the more far-reaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), PSD2 has been described as a huge leap forward for consumers in Europe, heralding a new age for banks and their customers. Banks’ willingness to embrace, and their capacity to effectively assimilate, the changes these regulations set in motion is expected to make or break many.
PYMNTS.com, 26 February 2019

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

In an interview with PYMNTS.com, Sherif Samy, SVP North America at Entersekt, discusses some of the challenges banks face when it comes to ensuring that customers remain at the center of their digital transformation strategy. In transferring trust from the physical world to the virtual, digital world, he explains, banks can leverage the mobile device to deepen customer engagement and ensure a truly omnichannel experience.
banken.nl, 15 February 2019

Banken moeten profiteren van vertrouwensband consumenten in strijd met bigtech

Claudius van der Meulen, SVP Europe at Entersekt, explains why the trust relationship that banks have with their customers is a strategic advantage. In an era of competition and disruption from a range of role-players, making the most of this relationship can mean that banks need have no concerns regarding remaining relevant to their customers’ financial lives. (Article in Dutch.)
Thomson Reuters, 13 February 2019

Synthetic identity – a new path for government fraud?

That’s not a trick question – it’s the problem facing investigators of synthetic identity fraud (SIF), a relatively new form of identity theft in which criminals combine pieces of real personal data with fake information to create an entirely new identity, one that’s almost impossible to trace.
PYMNTS.com, 29 January 2019

Banks as the keeper of consumer digital IDs?

In a podcast interview with Karen Webster, Entersekt CCO Dewald Nolte explains what trust has come to mean in our digital world, and how the consumer’s mobile device and their bank fit together in the puzzle that is their digital identity.
CARDS KARTEN CARTES, 10 January 2019

Kundenauthentifikation: Wie sich Abbruchraten reduzieren lassen

3D-Secure ist zwar tatsächlich sicher. Es erhöht jedoch die Abbruchraten. Mit ihrem neuen Authentifizierungssystem für Sparkassen-Kreditkarten, das seit Herbst 2017 im Einsatz ist, wollte die Pluscard dieses Problem beheben.
The European Financial Review, 03 January 2019

The Rise in Social Media Payments

As users continue to have frequent interaction and familiarity with social media, it opens doors
for them to accept and integrate into their daily lives the financial services these platforms offer.

Be more trusted.

"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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