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What happened in the world of fraud?

2017 was a whirlwind year in just about every way imaginable. Online fraud was no exception! There were data breaches, the fight for net neutrality, the debates surrounding fake content, the Russian hacking scandal…and that’s not even scratching the surface. Let’s get some closure on last year and kickstart this one by taking stock of […]

Meet Andrew: the Scholar of Strategy

This post is part of a bi-weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Andrew Nelson is a senior enterprise strategy manager who has been with Sift Science for nine months. If he could only eat one food for the rest of his life it would be soup dumplings because really good ones are […]

[Podcast] Chocodiles and Chargebacks: Stories from Veteran Fraud-Fighters

Being a fraud analyst is a high-stakes job, often punctuated by strange twists and turns. How do analysts navigate the fast-paced world of online fraud? What challenges do they face? And what on earth do chocodiles have to do with it? In this episode, we sit down with two veteran fraud fighters: Michelle Arguelles and […]

Fighting fraud in travel: Top challenges

As more travelers research, arrange, and buy all aspects of their trips using a digital device, the onus is on travel companies to innovatively deliver standout experiences. However, if you’re a travel company that sells online, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the flip side of enabling convenient and engaging features like last-minute bookings and streamlined checkout. Fraud […]

Meet Jeff: the Builder of Business Development

This post is part of a bi-weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Jeff Watson is a business development representative (soon to be an account executive) who has been with Sift Science for 10 months. If he could eat only one food for the rest of his life, it would be Mexican food […]

4 Things We Learned at Our STEMinist Discussion

What is some practical advice for women in tech from experienced leaders in the field? To find out, we hosted a STEMinist discussion at Sift Science where we invited four panelists to offer their advice. We brought together industry leaders from the social, hardware, and enterprise software industries to talk about how they’ve navigated their […]

Meet Samantha: the Ruler of Recruiting

This post is part of a bi-weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Samantha Cowan is a recruiter who has been with Sift Science for a year. If she could be any animal, it would be a black wild mustang because they’re so beautiful and free. What three traits define you? Loyalty Compassion […]

[Podcast] Giving Away Our Secrets? The Promise and Peril of White Hat Hacking

White hat hackers roam the internet in search of security vulnerabilities. Unlike their black hat counterparts, their goal isn’t to penetrate those vulnerabilities: it’s to make website and business owners aware of these dangerous loopholes. But Alex Rice, co-founder of bug bounty organization HackerOne, says that white hat hackers are playing a dangerous game. Without […]