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See you at Online Retailer Sydney!

Look out, Australia! Sift Science is headed to Sydney next week for our first-ever Australian conference. We’re excited to spend a few days on the edge of Darling Harbour at the Online Retailer Sydney event, where we’ll be sharing insights on machine learning, fraud prevention, and building trust online. Over the past six years, Sift Science […]

Take the Fraud News Challenge! 7/18/17

In the world of online fraud, news moves quickly. Have you been staying on top of it? Time to test your knowledge! See if you can fill in the blanks below. When you’re done, check your answers. No cheating! Fill in the Blanks 1. Aetna has launched a new security system for mobile and web […]

Net Neutrality Has a Fraud Problem

Remember a time when we could go a day without reading the words “fake news?” Since the election, people have been questioning the authenticity of all kinds of online content, everything from news articles to Facebook comments. Now, a hot-button issue has gotten caught in the fake news crosshairs: net neutrality. Net Neutrality: The Latest […]

Meet Miguel: the Adviser of Account Management

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Miguel Veloz leads the Account Management team and has been with Sift Science for just shy of three years. If he could be any animal, it would be a Corgi Shiba Inu mix because thinks they’re ridiculously adorable. Who wouldn’t […]

3 Surprising Findings from Our New Podcast

Sift Science is excited to announce that we’ve launched a podcast, Trust & Safety in Numbers! On Trust & Safety in Numbers, our host, Evan (that’s me!), and our trust and safety guru, Kevin Lee, will chat with people on all sides of the online fraud fight: fraud analysts, FBI agents, security consultants, former hackers, rogue cyborgs (okay, […]

Meet Matt: the Foundation of the Front Desk

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Matt Cobette is our Front Desk Associate who has been with Sift Science for four months. If he could eat only one food for the rest of his life, it would be bacon. He explained that not only is it […]

3 Key Takeaways from the FBI Internet Crime Report

Every year, the FBI receives reports of internet-facilitated criminal activity through their Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). The FBI distills the information from these complaints into the annual FBI Internet Crime Report (ICR). But if you’re not a federal agent or a victim of cybercrime, should you care about the ICR? The short answer: yes! […]

Meet Yoav: the Sage of Solutions Engineering

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Yoav Schatzberg is a Solutions Engineer who has been with Sift Science for three years. If he could only eat one food for the rest of his life, it would be pizza because it’s versatile — you can have a […]

Fraud Fighter Forum Quarterly Wrap Up

As we close on the second quarter of the year, I wanted to share some updates from our Fraud Fighter Forums. To set the stage, merchants often tell us that the profession of fraud fighting can feel a bit isolating. Our Forums were created to provide a space for people on the front lines of […]

Take the fraud news challenge! 6/26/17

Are you staying on top of the online fraud and abuse headlines? It’s time to test your knowledge! Fill in the blanks below. No cheating! And don’t forget to check your answers when you’re done. Fill in the blanks! 1. China is currently testing a groundbreaking national_____. 2. In 2016, about $12 billion in fraud […]