Press releases

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

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.
Cape Town, South Africa, 11 March 2015

Investec enhances mobile banking security in UK, SA using Entersekt's Transakt software

Specialist bank, Investec, has implemented Entersekt's multi-factor authentication product, Transakt, to boost the security of its private client mobile applications.
Atlanta, United States, 14 December 2014

Entersekt receives honourable mention in 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Authentication

Entersekt, an innovator in transaction authentication technology, has announced it has received an honourable mention in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant report for User Authentication, published 1 December 2014.
Atlanta, 09 December 2014

Entersekt responds to FIDO U2F specifications with enhancements to Transakt authentication solution

On the heels of today's announcement from the FIDO Alliance (Fast IDentity Online) regarding its Universal Second Factor (U2F) specifications, Entersekt, an innovative pioneer in transaction authentication and the FIDO Alliance, has announced the availability of its FIDO U2F-enabled authentication solution, Transakt.
Atlanta, 28 October 2014

Entersekt receives US patent for secure transaction authentication software

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Entersekt, a pioneer in transaction authentication, a patent for its mobile-enabled secure transaction authentication software.
Atlanta, 25 August 2014

Swisscard deploys Entersekt's Transakt mobile app to secure card-not-present purchases

Entersekt, an innovative pioneer in transaction authentication, announced that Zurich, Switzerland-based Swisscard AECS has implemented its mobile application Transakt to enable safer, more user-friendly 3-D Secure protection of online purchases. Swisscard is a joint venture between Credit Suisse and American Express.
Atlanta, 30 July 2014

Nedbank implements Entersekt's Online Card Purchase Authorization technology to enhance Internet fraud protection

With EMV's continued expansion overseas and impending adoption in the US, fraudsters are turning away from scamming physical credit and debit cards and instead setting their sights on the card-not-present space online.
Atlanta, 18 July 2014

Entersekt achieves FIDO Alliance U2F certification

Online authentication innovator, Entersekt, has succeeded in certifying its Transakt software product as a FIDO Ready U2F token, meeting the requirements outlined by the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance in its Universal Second Factor (U2F) specifications.
Atlanta, 20 May 2014

Entersekt issued US patent for advanced mobile authentication solution

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Entersekt, a pioneer in transaction authentication, a patent for its mobile-enabled multi-factor authentication software.

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.