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Meet Vera: the Superhero of Software Engineering

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Vera Dadok is a Software Engineer who has been with Sift Science for three months. If she could be an animal, she would be a dolphin because they’re great swimmers and know how to have fun. What superpower would you […]

Take the fraud news challenge! 6/19/17

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. A new study from Mastercard and Oxford University suggests that 93 percent of consumers (and […]

Meet Eugenia: the Prodigy of Product Design

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Eugenia Ho is a Product Designer who has been with Sift Science for almost three years. If she could time travel, she’d want to go to the future because it isn’t conceivable what it would be like in thousands of […]

The New Fraud Frontier: Using Mobile Data to Fight Fraud

Mobile: The New Fraud Frontier Legends tell of a time when we weren’t glued to our smartphones…but that was long, long ago. Now, 98% of American Millennials own a mobile device. These devices aren’t just for making phone calls anymore; phones are vital to the way we do business, navigate the world, and create our […]

News Roundup 6/12: Test your knowledge of last week’s fraud headlines!

Have you been paying attention to the fraud and abuse headlines? Time to test your knowledge! See if you can fill in the blanks below. Don’t forget to check your answers when you’re done. Fill in the blanks! 1. A recent Payments Canada survey suggests that half of Canadians are ready to give up ____. […]

Meet Jacob: the Star of Software Engineering

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Jacob Burnim is a Software Engineer who has been with Sift Science for just about five years. If he could be any animal he would be a bear because they’re always eating and get a ton of sleep. What skill […]

Trust & Safety Sift EDU: Chapter 1 – Why have a trust & safety team?

Why have a trust & safety team? When speaking with companies, I often get asked about what it means to have a “trust and safety” team. How does that differ from a fraud team?  Should I have a trust and safety team? How do I get buy-in to build this kind of team? These questions […]

Quiz: What kind of fraud analyst are you?

As a fraud analyst, you have your share of ups and downs: bad users who slip through the cracks, the thrill of uncovering account takeover, the holiday rush. But how do you deal with these trials and tribulations? Are you more likely to panic, or to plan? To fold under pressure, or to thrive? What […]

A more powerful way to grow mobile revenue, without risk

Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, capturing 65% of the market. That’s why so many businesses are focusing on delivering the best experience on Android – so they can derive as much revenue as possible from this key channel. Today we’re excited to unveil a more powerful version of our […]

News Roundup 6/5: A job opening at the DNC, and much more

Chipotle suffers a massive data breach It’s a sad week for burrito affectionados. A blog post last week revealed the extent of a massive data breach that hit Chipotle in April. How massive? Spokesman Chris Arnold said that “most, but not all restaurants” were impacted. Hackers were able to capture information stored on credit cards’ […]