Press releases

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

Cape Town, South Africa, 30 August 2016

​Backbase and Entersekt establish a partnership on authentication capabilities

Backbase, the omni-channel digital banking market leader, and Entersekt, a transaction authentication and mobile security specialist, have partnered to deliver state-of-the-art authentication technology that delivers an intuitive, no-fuss customer experience.
Cape Town, South Africa, 24 August 2016

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

The two technology leaders will together deliver a compelling alternative to dated user authentication systems.
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 25 July 2016

Netcetera to safeguard online payments with Entersekt authentication

Entersekt extends its partner network in Europe through an alliance with a leading Swiss software company.
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 30 June 2016

CREALOGIX partners with Entersekt

Zurich-based fintech front-runner to provide its customers with Entersekt's secure and user-friendly authentication technology.
Cape Town, South Africa, 03 May 2016

Mobile biometrics and digital banking security

Entersekt, South Africa's mobile app security and authentication market leader, has published a white paper on mobile biometrics and its utility in helping to protect banking customers from account takeover attacks.
Atlanta, USA, 10 February 2016

FirstBank chooses Entersekt to boost mobile banking security

Colorado-based bank to enable one-touch multi-factor authentication with Touch ID

Leading authentication provider, Entersekt, today announced that FirstBank has selected Entersekt’s multi-factor authentication product, Transakt, to supplement the security of its mobile banking application. Headquarted in Lakewood, Colorado, FirstBank is the largest locally-owned bank in the state with $15.6 billion in total assets. It also has a growing number of branches in Arizona and California.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 21 January 2016

Equity Bank, an African financial services powerhouse, chooses Entersekt to protect its digital channels

Equity Bank has selected Entersekt’s mobile-based, multi-factor authentication products, Transakt and Interakt, to boost the security of its online banking, mobile banking, and payments product set. Equity Bank is a subsidiary of Nairobi-headquartered Equity Group Holdings. Entersekt, a provider of advanced authentication and mobile security software, will partner closely with the fast-growing financial institution as it expands its digital banking and payments offerings.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 19 October 2015

Entersekt executives chosen as Endeavor Entrepreneurs

Leading authentication provider, Entersekt, today announced that its CEO, Schalk Nolte, and co-founder and vice-president of business development, Dewald Nolte, have been selected as Endeavor Entrepreneurs at the 61st Endeavor International Selection Panel, held from 5 to 7 October in Marrakech, Morocco. They were among 24 entrepreneurs chosen at the event, leaders of 18 companies from 10 countries.
Johannesburg & Cape Town, South Africa, 11 August 2015

Entersekt looks north with senior appointment in Johannesburg

Entersekt, South Africa’s leading provider of mobile-based user and transaction authentication, today announced that it has appointed Elias Badenhorst as vice president, customer projects. Badenhorst most recently served as executive head of mobile engineering project management at Vodacom, South Africa’s largest mobile network operator and a major player in Sub-Saharan Africa with over 60 million customers in South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Johannesburg & Cape Town, South Africa, 06 August 2015

Entersekt receives IBM PartnerWorld’s Ready for IBM Security Intelligence validation

Entersekt, an innovative pioneer in transaction authentication, has received IBM PartnerWorld’s Ready for IBM Security Intelligence designation for its flagship authentication product, Transakt. The certification provides assurance to IBM customers that Transakt has been validated for integration with IBM Security Access Manager. With this news, IBM Security Access Manager customers around the world will be able to further protect their users through Entersekt’s mobile-based authentication and transaction signing 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.