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, SA and Atlanta, USA, 10 April 2013

Entersekt joins FIDO Alliance to engineer safer, more convenient future online

Aiming to take a broader role in fostering the future of Internet security, Entersekt, an innovator in transaction authentication technology, has joined the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance as a sponsor member.
Atlanta, 27 March 2013

Entersekt user authentication technology eliminates the need for hardware and software tokens

Despite the adoption of multi-factor authentication methods, banks are still struggling to fight phishing and man-in-the-browser attacks. To give banks a simple-to-use, more secure method of confirming online banking users’ identities, Atlanta-based Entersekt has launched Transakt, a mobile-based application used to identify online banking customers’ identities and to accept or reject transactions outside of the browser.
Cape Town, SA and Atlanta, USA, 25 March 2013

Entersekt expands into USA market

Entersekt, an innovative South African pioneer in transaction authentication technology, has announced the expansion of its business into the US market. The company will operate from offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and will be represented by President of International Business Development Francois van Schoor and SVP North America Doug Parr.
Johannesburg, 30 October 2012

Capitec Bank selects Entersekt for mobile security app

Entersekt, a banking security software development company, has announced that Capitec Bank has adopted its transaction authentication application for online banking.
Johannesburg, 10 September 2012

Nedbank chooses Entersekt for its mobile security software

Entersekt, a leading mobile security software development company, today announced that it was responsible for the development of the security infrastructure and the underlying mobile development environment that supports Nedbank's recently released Application Suite. With this latest innovative solution, Nedbank has been provided with the foundation to develop, update and deploy multiple mobile applications to its customers in a simple and user-friendly way.
Johannesburg, 09 May 2012

Entersekt attracts top-class experience

Entersekt, a mobile security technology company, announced the addition to its board of three internationally recognised top-class executives: Nathan Mintah, Willem van Biljon and Andreas von Blottnitz.
Johannesburg, 13 April 2012

Entersekt Interactive Transaction Authentication software complies with the MasterCard SecureCode standard

MasterCard Worldwide has approved Entersekt's transaction authentication solution as compliant with its MasterCard SecureCode standard for the online environment.
Johannesburg, 12 April 2012

Nedbank implements Entersekt transaction authentication system

Stellenbosch-based Entersekt, a mobile technology company offering banks an innovative solution for secure online and mobile banking, announced that Nedbank has implemented its interactive transaction authentication (“ITA”) system in its recently released “Approve-it” product, which will provide greater protection against online fraud for its customers.
Cape Town, South Africa, 11 March 2012

Stellenbosh-based Entersekt opens UK office

Stellenbosch-based Entersekt, the mobile technology company that offers banks a comprehensive solution for secure online and mobile banking, has opened an office in the UK. The company, having signed up a number of South African banks, has had significant interest from banks both in the UK and Europe, which has necessitated a UK presence.
Johannesburg, 13 December 2011

Visa certifies Entersect authentication solution

Visa has certified Stellenbosch-based Entersect's award-winning second-factor transaction authentication solution, allowing issuers to authenticate online card purchases.

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.