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Blocked!: A True Story of False Positives

We often talk about false positives in terms of cost, but what exactly is that cost? This story showcases the hidden price you pay by blocking good users. Like most people, I’m constantly engaging with the online world. I buy products and leave restaurant reviews on my computer at home, but I also browse sites, make […]

Fraud-Fighting with the FBI: A New Podcast Episode

When businesses suffer account takeover (ATO), who picks up the pieces? In many cases, the cybersecurity branch of the FBI is the first to arrive on the front lines. And over the years, the FBI has had an unparalleled on-the-ground view of how fraud has evolved. In this episode of Trust & Safety in Numbers, […]

Work faster and smarter with Decisions

Our customers tell us that boosting efficiency is always top of mind for their teams. That’s why we’re excited to tell you about some updates to how your team can take advantage of Sift Science Decisions to hone your processes, save time, and work better together. How Sift Science Decisions make your team more efficient […]

Meet Aaron: the Scholar of Solutions Engineering

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Aaron Tietz is a Solutions Engineer who has been with Sift Science for two and a half years. If he could be any animal, he’d want to be a seagull. That’s so he could keep eating the same food humans […]

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 […]