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PaymentsSource, 03 January 2019

As cash and cards give way to mobile, banks need consumers’ trust even more

A new generation of bank customers is bypassing physical branches and banking via the web almost entirely in favor of completing transactions and accessing services from their mobile devices. How their customers pay is of great interest, and possibly concern, to banks, says Sherif Samy, SVP North America at Entersekt. Banks are recognizing the importance of becoming the center of their customers’ financial lives again, and are realizing that there is a great opportunity for them to re-establish relationships with customers at the point of payment.
PYMNTS.com, 01 January 2019

Why payments should stop worrying about “the next big thing”

Gerhard Oosthuizen, CTO at Entersekt, takes a look at what 2018 meant for the industry. It’s time, he argues, for the banking and payments industry to look beyond the next “big thing” and instead solve real problems, be user friendly, offer real value, and protect customers.
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.
InFinance, 10 October 2018

De 3 meest voorkomende fraudemethodes bij mobile betalen

Claudius van der Meulen, SVP Europe at Entersekt, takes a closer look at the three most common types of fraud affecting mobile payments. (Article in Dutch.)
Banking & Finance, 05 October 2018

Sneller compliant met regulatory technology

Four reasons why you should invest in regulatory technology (regtech), according to Claudius van der Meulen, SVP Europe at Entersekt. (Article in Dutch.)
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.

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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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