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[Podcast] Interview with Sift Science CTO Fred Sadaghiani

Technology moves fast, and Fred Sadaghiani has always kept pace with it. Fred thrives in environments where he can solve hard, fun, meaningful problems. This drive has led him to startups like TeachStreet, to behemoths like Amazon — and now to Sift Science, where Fred is CTO. At Sift Science, Fred spearheads the development of […]

[Infographic]: Fraud in the Travel Industry

Online booking is booming. That’s great for forward-thinking travel firms that offer customer-pleasing experiences like last-minute booking, streamlined checkout, and flexible reservations. Unfortunately, it’s also great for fraudsters, who prey upon those very “perks” to defraud these companies. To get a snapshot of the challenges faced by modern OTAs and other travel companies, check out […]

Meet Katherine: the Superstar of Solutions Engineering

This post is part of a bi-weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Katherine Loh, our director of solutions engineering, has been with Sift Science for almost four years. If she could eat only one food for the rest of her life, it would be ravioli because it’s a fairly broad category of […]

[Podcast] One Size Fits None: Risk-Based Fraud Fighting

Fraudsters are constantly innovating, which pushes online fraud and security experts to do the same. But according to Robert Lee, a fraud expert with experience at Twitter and Amazon, fraud fighters are over-relying on a “one size fits all” approach. The result? Websites aren’t safe, data breaches are constant, and account takeover is on the […]

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 […]