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Meet Janice: the Extraordinaire of Engineering

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Janice Lan is a Software Engineer who has been with Sift Science for two years. If she could only eat one cuisine for every meal for the rest of her life, it would be Chinese food – because that’s what […]

[Podcast] Are We Discouraging Fraudsters, or Encouraging Them? Interview with an FBI Most Wanted Hacker

Remember Brett Johnson? He’s the former FBI Most Wanted Hacker who the Secret Service called “the original Internet godfather.” Now, he’s a sought-after security consultant who delivered a keynote address at the last CNP conference. On our previous episode of Trust & Safety in Numbers, we sat down with Brett Johnson to talk about his […]

Meet Brandon: the Ruler of Recruiting

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Brandon Sligh is a Recruiting Lead who has been with Sift Science for a year and three months. If he could be any animal, he’d be a labrador in a loving family, because they have a ton of energy, are […]

Improved developer reporting: Integration Health page updates

The quality of your integration has a direct impact on how well Sift Science works for your business. We rely on your data to detect fraud patterns, so it’s really important to ensure you have the best possible integration to send us that data. That’s why we’re excited to announce updates to the Integration Health […]

Powered by Interns! Six Interns Reflect on Their Summer at Sift Science

At Sift Science, interns have been an integral part of our company’s culture and growth. So it’s no secret that we’ve been working tirelessly to build a valuable engineering internship program. Our team is committed to building a program that fosters a culture of mentorship, transparency, and collaboration. Having an internship program isn’t just about […]

Amazon 1-Click patent expiring: Make the most of this opportunity

$136 billion in sales. 304 million active customers. Sounds pretty good, huh? Amazon produces jaw-dropping results that any business would kill for. And the retailer’s patented 1-Click payment system – which enables shoppers to buy something with a single click, using stored payment and shipping information – is one of the key competitive advantages that […]

Meet Sarah: the Captain of Content Marketing

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Sarah Beldo leads a team focused on content and events and has been with Sift Science for two years. If she could time travel, she’d want to go to Paris in the 1920s to hang out with the artists and […]

10 Things You Need to Know about Blocking Good Customers

Businesses have come to expect some collateral damage in their never-ending battle against fraud. After all, it’s impossible to block fraudsters without accidentally blocking a few good customers, right? And false positives certainly seem better than a runaway fraud problem. But blocking good customers may hit your bottom line harder than you’d think…and in ways […]

[Podcast] Pirate and a Good Man: Interview with an FBI Most Wanted Hacker

There’s a reason the Secret Service calls Brett Johnson the “original internet godfather.” This former hacker created the template for dark web marketplaces, escaped from prison twice, landed on the FBI Most Wanted list, and has lived to tell the tale. Now, he’s a sought-after security consultant. But the journey from hacker to CNP keynote […]

Meet Quan: the Pro of Product Management

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Quan Nguyen is a Senior Product Manager who has been with Sift Science for seven months. If he could eat one type of food for the rest of his life, it would be Vietnamese – because there are so many […]