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Nedbank brings cross-platform QR payments to app

Nedbank, working with Mastercard and Entersekt, has launched QR code (or quick-response code) payments to Masterpass, Pay@, SnapScan and Zapper merchants and billers in its Money app – for use online or in-store.

Interview: Entersekt CEO Schalk Nolte

In this episode, Duncan McLeod talks via an Internet call to Schalk Nolte, CEO of Entersekt, the online security specialist firm based in Stellenbosch. In the podcast, Nolte talks about how Entersekt got its start

Meet the CEO: Entersekt’s Schalk Nolte

Meet the CEO is a new, weekly feature on TechCentral. The aim is to introduce our readers to the people behind the news by providing insights into the leaders shaping South Africa’s ICT industry. Our eighth interview in the series

AlphaCode, Nedbank buy into Entersekt

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings, through financial technology innovation hub AlphaCode, and Nedbank Private Equity, through BoE Private Equity Investors, have each acquired minority shareholdings in South African fintech player Entersekt in

Malware spreads to smart TVs

Mobile malware capable of locking down smartphones has made its way to smart TVs, a security company has revealed. FLocker (detected as Androidos_flocker.a and short for “Frantic Locker”) was first identified on mobile phones in 2015

African banks lead world in mobile security

An October 2015 report from Juniper found that over a billion phone users would have used their device for banking by the end of last year, and it expected this number to double by 2020. In fact, the uptake in emerging markets

How cyber crooks profile their targets

Young and older people display different behaviours that make them targets for cyber criminals who are intent on stealing money from their bank accounts, says an expert. While banks have increased security for online platforms, cyber

Are banks doing enough to secure your data?

Despite some consolidation in the African banking market, most of the banks we speak to remain confident about future opportunities on the continent. However, we have noticed security steadily making its way towards the top of the agenda for bank

Amazon sets up shop in Johannesburg

Web retailer and technology giant Amazon has announced plans to open an office of Amazon Web Services in Johannesburg. The new office joins the established Amazon Development Centre in Cape Town, which has been in operation since 2004

Duncan McLeod
Flashes of genius in SA’s tech sector

In recent weeks, I’ve been fortunate to meet a range of really smart South African entrepreneurs who are doing incredibly exciting stuff in the technology space, often with relatively few resources. Despite all the doom and gloom that is our politics, and despite the poor state of