Media coverage

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Hypepotamus, 14 May 2018

This South African security startup came to Atlanta for its fintech scene — now they’re helping protect Equifax

Despite the many forms of authentication put in place to protect your devices and accounts these days — biometric, knowledge-based or contextual information like your environment — hackers still find ways to get into your devices.
Computer Business review, 14 May 2018

Here be fraudsters: A panorama of digital dangers in the UK

What are banks doing to keep their customers’ money and data safe as digital attacks proliferate?, 02 May 2018

Entersekt: Banks and the ‘transaction pipe’ trap

Entersekt chief commercial officer Dewald Nolte explains to PYMNTS why now is the time for banks to step in as the “go-to” digital payments source for customers who want to use their phones to pay.
Africa Engineering News, 04 April 2018

Crypto exchanges under security spotlight – Schalk Nolte

Online cryptocurrency exchanges are the latest target of fraudsters taking advantage of significant holes in security. Many crypto exchanges are using dated authentication systems which put these transactions at risk. “The risk associated with trading cryptocurrencies is increased because the technology used to authenticate transactions is decades old,” says Entersekt CEO, Schalk Nolte.
The Dana Barrett Show, 04 April 2018

Sherif Samy SVP North America on the Dana Barrett Show

Sherif Samy, SVP of North America for Entersekt was in studio with Dana Barrett to discuss Entersekt’s Atlanta office, the company’s expansion into the US and their technology partnership with Equifax.
Business Insider, 07 March 2018

Equifax is partnering with a digital ID verification company

US credit bureau Equifax has formed a partnership with South Africa-based Entersekt, a company specializing in customer authentication and device security. Equifax has licensed Entersekt’s Transakt solution, which it said will add an “extra layer of security” to protect Equifax customers’ information. As a slew of recent breaches illustrate, cybercrime is intensifying at a terrifying clip. Now would be a good time for all banks to start looking closely at solutions like Transakt.
TechNative, 01 March 2018

With converged authentication, all roads lead to your brand

It’s no longer news that using the mobile device as a second factor of authentication is very effective. But what if you could go even further?, 23 February 2018

What crypto exchanges can learn from banks

The age of cryptocurrencies is in its nascent stage, but is fully upon us. And, as with any new industry, there are growing pains. In an interview with PYMNTS’ Karen Webster, Sherif Samy, senior vice president of North America at Entersekt, delved into the challenges of building robust security measures — even as the exchanges themselves are evolving with heavy consumer demand, volatility and hackers looking to do what they do best: steal.
Source Informationsdienst, 23 February 2018

Mastercard: Biometrie für sichereres Online-Shopping

Mastercard hat Mitte Januar bekannt gegeben, dass Konsumenten ab April 2019 BiometrieLösungen nutzen können, wie zum Beispiel Fingerabdruck- oder Gesichtserkennung, um ihre Identität bei Einkäufen mit Mastercard nachzuweisen.
Rutger Betlem, 23 February 2018

Nieuwe betaalnorm brengt nieuwe risico’s

Zorgen over beveiliging van gegevens, nu banken die moeten delen met fintechnieuwkomers.

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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.