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Industry news, security threats, and technology advances in consumer authentication
The (lock and) key to strong security

The (lock and) key to strong security


Let me begin with a short story, a true story. A good friend of mine’s house was recently broken into. He was asleep in bed when this event took place, and he heard nothing. In fact, when he got up in the morning, he didn’t even notice at first that the event had taken place, such was the subtlety of the break-in. The thief had managed to break a door lock, opening the door without making much sound at all. The technique was to snap off the front of the lock and use a screwdriver to open the door: very quiet and very quick. 

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Snippet: The European Banking Authority (EBA) plays an extraordinarily complex role. Having to manage and regulate the financial industry means walking a tightrope between directional regulation and restrictive controls.

The European Banking Authority (EBA) plays an extraordinarily complex role. Having to manage and regulate the financial industry means walking a tightrope between directional regulation and restrictive controls.

Snippet: The latest version of the 3-D Secure protocol provides a significant opportunity to reduce CNP fraud to an all-time low. The key to its success is that merchants must opt-in to the program.

The latest version of the 3-D Secure protocol provides a significant opportunity to reduce CNP fraud to an all-time low. The key to its success is that merchants must opt-in to the program.

Snippet: Tick tock, tick tock. September 14 is the go-live date for the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) requirement for strong customer authentication (SCA). With Entersekt’s help, you can still meet the deadline – but hurry, because it’s going to be tight.

Tick tock, tick tock. September 14 is the go-live date for the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) requirement for strong customer authentication (SCA). With Entersekt’s help, you can still meet the deadline – but hurry, because it’s going to be tight.

Snippet: Technology has changed the banking game and now, more than ever, banks are expected to be always open to meet their customers’ needs.

Technology has changed the banking game and now, more than ever, banks are expected to be always open to meet their customers’ needs.

Snippet: Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is it important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.

Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is it important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.

Snippet: Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is it important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.

Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is it important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.

Snippet: The banking customer is the ultimate prize in the battle between legacy financial institutions, and fintech and big tech. The fight is an interesting one with regulatory forces encouraging innovation and new digital technologies providing the opportunities to improve customer experiences.

The banking customer is the ultimate prize in the battle between legacy financial institutions, and fintech and big tech. The fight is an interesting one with regulatory forces encouraging innovation and new digital technologies providing the opportunities to improve customer experiences.

Snippet: Trust is inherent in banking, and has been since the beginning, when people decided to store coins and bills in vaults. Sherif Samy, SVP: North America, explains why pairing the trust factor with the mobile can help banks adopt a successful omnichannel approach to boost engagement.

Trust is inherent in banking, and has been since the beginning, when people decided to store coins and bills in vaults. Sherif Samy, SVP: North America, explains why pairing the trust factor with the mobile can help banks adopt a successful omnichannel approach to boost engagement.

Snippet: Huawei Technologies Co. has inspired Western government suspicion for at least a dozen years. Recent events came as a shock to many consumers, but they continue a trajectory of investigations, abandoned partnerships, and outright bans.

Huawei Technologies Co. has inspired Western government suspicion for at least a dozen years. Recent events came as a shock to many consumers, but they continue a trajectory of investigations, abandoned partnerships, and outright bans.

Snippet: Since the Big Bang, the universe has been continuously transforming. In the here and now, however, biological evolution seems to be falling behind technology. Some claim that technology will bring about an entirely new era of evolution, but what does this mean for our future?

Since the Big Bang, the universe has been continuously transforming. In the here and now, however, biological evolution seems to be falling behind technology. Some claim that technology will bring about an entirely new era of evolution, but what does this mean for our future?

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Entersekt is an innovator of customer-centric fintech solutions. Financial services providers and other enterprises rely on our patented mobile identity system to provide both security and the best in convenient new digital experiences to their customers, irrespective of the service channel. With us, they can concentrate on their innovation roadmap, while delivering intuitive, low-friction digital experiences to their customers.