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, 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.
Atlanta, 02 May 2014

Entersekt assists FIDO Alliance in promoting stronger authentication technologies through standardised security protocols

As the war on fraud rages on, financial institutions must retool with more sophisticated security measures in order to prevent breaches of their systems. Motivated to play a first-hand role in strengthening online security, Entersekt, an innovative pioneer in transaction authentication, joined the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance in 2013 and has been a key participant in helping to design the security guidelines for online users unveiled to the public in March.
Atlanta, 19 March 2014

Entersekt expands North American business operations to combat growing fraud epidemic

In an effort to further expand the company's presence in North America, Entersekt, an innovative pioneer in transaction authentication and mobile application security, announced the opening of its US office in Atlanta. While the company's overseas operations will remain based outside Cape Town, South Africa, its new US headquarters will be based in Atlanta's Tower Place 100 building at 3340 Peachtree Road Northeast.

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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.