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Confessions of a Fraud Analyst – Part 2

To succeed as a fraud analyst, you’ve got to be part Sherlock Holmes, part diplomat, and part Jedi. You’ve got to have a sharp mind and nerves of steel. When everything goes well, your company can win big. But when things go wrong…well, at least you’ll have a great story to tell! We asked some […]

Meet Aaron: the Aficionado of Account Management

This post is part of a bi-weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Aaron Ashworth is an account manager who has been with Sift Science for just shy of a year. If he could eat just one food for the rest of his life, it would be sandwiches — specifically club sandwiches. What […]

The 12 Stats of Christmas

Whether you’re a fraud analyst or a fraudster (which we hope you’re not!), this is the busiest time of year. It can be hard to wrap your head around the magnitude of holiday e-commerce – let alone the fraud. How much stuff are people buying on their computers and phones? And how many of those […]

[Podcast] How-To: Building an International, Dynamic Fraud Team

As many of you know, building a trust & safety team isn’t easy. Our trust & safety expert Kevin Lee has helped walk us through it in the past, but there’s always more to learn! What if your team spans continents? What if you’re building from scratch? What if you’re dealing with a type of fraud […]

Introducing mobile locations for better fraud fighting

More and more users are turning to mobile to make purchases, interact with online communities, and browse the web — and fraudsters are following suit. We launched our iOS and Android SDKs over the last year to help our customers fight mobile fraud. Customers who have integrated the SDKs have already seen many mobile-specific signals […]

Celebrating Digital Trust With Our Customers

Last week, we unveiled the Sift Science Digital Trust Platform, a holistic way for online businesses to maximize their revenue while protecting themselves and their users from abuse. As part of this launch, we wanted to celebrate those who inspired and contributed to our journey as a digital trust company: our customers. During the day, we hosted […]

Meet Sophie: the Scholar of Solutions Engineering

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Sophie Saouma is a Solutions Engineer who has been with Sift Science for five months. If she could time travel anywhere, it would be the future, because she wants to see what advancements the world has made. What’s one thing […]

Introducing the Sift Science Digital Trust Platform

Today, we’re excited to unveil the Sift Science Digital Trust Platform, a holistic way for online businesses to maximize their revenue with legitimate users while protecting both themselves and their customers from the ever-expanding attack vectors of fraud and abuse. Protecting digital businesses while enabling growth It’s never been more vital for online businesses to […]

[Podcast] Rethinking Chargebacks

Chargebacks are a common problem — so common, in fact, that you may think there’s nothing new to say about them. But Denise Aptekar, senior director of global payments at Upwork, has reconceptualized friendly fraud in a way that just might change the way you see chargebacks. How should fraud and risk teams approach this […]