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Entersekt Joins ForgeRock Trust Network as Principal Technology Partner

Mobile-first authentication and e-commerce enablement specialist Entersekt announced today that it has joined the ForgeRock Trust Network as a principal technology partner. ForgeRock provides identity and access management solutions to financial services, retail, healthcare, and communications companies as well as to educational institutions and governments including Belgium, Canada, New Zealand, and Norway.

“Entersekt will bring our customers powerful, proven authentication options that will add great vale to the exciting digital transformation projects they are embarking on with ForgeRock,” Ben Goodman, VP of global strategy and innovation for ForgeRock said. Entersekt’s advanced mobile app security, authentication, and digital signing solutions integrate seamlessly into ForgeRock’s identity and access management platform, giving customers an easy way to secure individuals, connected devices, and services.

“As Entersekt did with push-based authentication, so has ForgeRock reimagined identity and access management, rearchitecting it from the ground up,” Entersekt CCO Dewald Nolte said. “Besides our game-changing complementary technologies, it’s that pioneering approach that I believe will benefit mutual customers the most. It promises to spur further innovation and help deliver to end users the best mobile experiences available anywhere.”

Entersekt’s solutions can be applied to a variety of challenges including mobile app security, strong authentication, payments enabling, digital signing, biometric enablement and regulatory compliance. The company’s flagship products are Transakt, which provides one-touch, multi-factor authentication for digital banking and payments, Interakt, which enables push USSD, out-of-band communication for feature phones, and Connekt, which provides secure and seamless e-commerce enablement. Entersekt secures 150 million digital transactions every month in 45 countries, protecting tens of millions of end users.

Entersekt participated in our developer’s conference, FinDEVr Silicon Valley 2014, with a presentation titled Securing Mobile Applications Through Transport Layer Diversity. Headquartered in Stellenbosch, NA, South Africa and founded in 2008, the company includes RMI and Endeavor Catalyst among its investors. Schalk Nolte is CEO.