Press releases

Browse Entersekt ’s press releases to learn about the exciting corporate and technical developments at our company over the last few years.

London, United Kingdom, 19 February 2018

Entersekt partners with ForgeRock

As launch partner in the ForgeRock Trust Network, Entersekt will contribute mobile-first authentication and global expertise.
Atlanta, USA, 17 October 2017

Entersekt enlists Sherif Samy as new senior vice president North America

Entersekt, an innovator in push-based authentication and app security, today announced the addition of industry veteran Sherif Samy as senior vice president for the company’s North American operations. Samy’s addition to the Entersekt team comes in support of the company’s on-going expansion within the U.S. and Canadian markets, which includes the successful launch of new customers like Colorado-based FirstBank, as well as valuable new strategic partnerships with some of the leading names in financial services.
London, United Kingdom, 07 September 2017

Entersekt strengthens intellectual property with new European patents

The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted Entersekt patents for two of its foundational technologies: the company’s mobile-based transaction authentication system and the cryptographic processes it uses to identify individual mobile devices and secure communications to and from them. Both inventions are already protected in other international jurisdictions.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 25 August 2017

Entersekt appoints IST Networks as reseller in the Middle East and Turkey

Entersekt, an innovator in mobile-enabled digital banking security, today announced a partnership with IST Networks. A leading systems integrator in the Middle East, IST now offers Entersekt’s Transakt technology to banks and other enterprises operating in the region.
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 27 July 2017

​PayPal executive takes the helm of Entersekt’s Central European operation

Entersekt has welcomed Jonathan Knoll in his new role as country manager for Central Europe. Operating out of Munich, Germany, Knoll will head operations and manage business development in the region, where the global leader in push authentication and omni-channel security already counts several significant institutional customers.
Johannesburg, 25 July 2017

Entersekt appoints new senior vice president to spearhead growth in Africa and the Middle East

Stellenbosch-headquartered fintech company Entersekt has appointed ICT industry veteran Pattison Mutambiranwa as senior vice president Middle East and Africa.
Stellenbosch/Südafrika, 13 July 2017

​PayPal-Manager Jonathan Knoll wechselt zum Fintech Entersekt

Jonathan Knoll heuert bei Entersekt als verantwortlicher Country Manager Central Europe an. Schwerpunkt des Entersekt-Engagements ist zunächst die DACH-Region, die Knoll von dem neuen Entersekt-Büro in München aus bearbeitet. Knoll bringt über 25 Jahre Erfahrung in den Bereichen Geschäftsentwicklung, Marketing, Strategie und Vertrieb in den USA und Europa mit. Als absoluter Branchenprofi verfügt er über breite Kenntnisse der digitalen Zahlungs- und Finanzdienstleistungsbranche.
Johannesburg/Kapstadt, 08 June 2017

​Entersekt: Neue Finanzierungsrunde sichert internationale Expansion des Fintech-Unternehmens

Die internationale Expansion des Pioniers für hochsichere Authentifizierungen und Apps nimmt jetzt noch mehr an Fahrt auf. Mit einer Investition im Wert von mehreren Millionen Dollar steigen die Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (JSE: RMI) mit ihrem Fintech-Hub AlphaCode und die Nedbank Private Equity (NPE) mit ihrem Private Equity Ableger BoE Private Equity Investments bei Entersekt ein.
Johannesburg/Cape Town, 07 June 2017

​RMI and NPE invest in SA’s fintech Entersekt to supercharge global expansion

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (JSE:RMI) through AlphaCode, RMI’s innovation hub for fintech entrepreneurs and Nedbank Private Equity (“NPE”) through its private equity investment vehicle, BoE Private Equity Investments, have each acquired minority shareholdings in Entersekt in a multi-million dollar transaction. Entersekt is a Stellenbosch-based innovator that has developed world-class push-based authentication and app security technology.

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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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.