Learnings from the MRC Conference in Fabulous Las Vegas

Vegas is the entertainment mecca of the world … and for a few days last week it also became the anti-fraud mecca of the world. The Merchant Risk Council (MRC) held their annual conference March 13-16 – and it was big. It’s the largest global e-commerce event focused on payments, fraud, cybersecurity, and risk for companies […]

Meet Sherif: the Savior of Support

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Sherif Elzarka is a Support Engineer who has been with Sift Science for four months. During the week you can find him answering tickets sent into our support center, and on the weekends he’ll either be exploring the great outdoors or […]

Meet Raman: the Connoisseur of Communications

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Raman Deol, our Communications Manager, has been with Sift Science for three months. When she’s not busy handling our media and public relations, you can either find her at Bar Crudo enjoying their raw bar happy hour or eating some […]

Learnings from the latest Bay Area Fraud Fighters Forum

Last week, we had the first Fraud Fighters Forum meetup of the year. WePay hosted the night, and we had RSVPs from 55 fraud analysts and risk professionals, across a diverse set of industries – including e-commerce, rental marketplaces, social networks, software, travel, and gaming. Attendees brought with them tales of the unique but often overlapping challenges of […]

Meet Lynda: the Rockstar of Recruiting

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Lynda Phan is a recruiter (and one of the first members of the Recruiting team!) who has a weakness for Sour Patch Kids and Green Tea Kit Kats. She’s been with Sift Science for two and a half years and […]

Meet Samir: the Caretaker of Cash

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Samir Rao, Sr. Financial Analyst at Sift Science, enjoys tacos and Hi-Chews – but not necessarily together. Prior to joining the team, he was an investment banker for JPMorgan in New York. Who do you admire the most? Aziz Ansari. He’s […]

Meet Kevin: the Trust & Safety Superintendent

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Kevin Lee, our resident Trust and Safety Architect, has a weakness for British Marks and Spencer Wine Gums. He comes to us with extensive experience in the fraud and risk world, having previously led teams at Facebook, Square, and Google. Now he […]

Meet Michelle: the Maven of Account Management

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Michelle Arguelles is an account manager at Sift Science who understands the value of some high-quality chocolate (preferably with hazelnut). She’s been on the team for two years, previously working for three years as a risk analyst at WePay. What are […]

10 Things We Did in Wine Country (Instead of Drinking Wine) at Offsite 2016

Once a year, Sifties spend a few days together outside of San Francisco, in hopes of accomplishing the seven Rs: relax, recharge, reflect, revel, reset, realign, and reconnect. We take the opportunity to think about the past year and plan for the next one, in all-hands sessions and functional-time breakout groups. This year took us north to […]

Sift Science 2016: By the Numbers!

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already at the end of the year. We’re jumping on the bandwagon, counting down to the holidays, and looking back on 2016.  That’s right – it’s time to highlight all of the highlights of the year. LOTS of White Papers, Reports, and Blog Posts In 2016, we became a content […]