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Meet Emily: the Expert of Event Marketing

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Emily Chin is a Senior Event Marketing Manager who has been with Sift Science for three and a half years. If she could be any animal, she would be a bottlenose dolphin because they are smart, can surf, are social, […]

Our first CNP award – Judges Choice for Best Antifraud Solution – is gold!

We’ve attended Card Not Present (CNP) Expo for the last four years, starting just two years into our fraud fighting journey. At our first CNP event, we were new players on the scene and relished every opportunity to meet with customers and learn from industry leaders. Fast forward four years, and we’re thrilled to announce […]

4 Things We Learned from our Q&A with Fintech Pioneer Max Levchin

Max Levchin recently came to Sift Science to share stories about his personal and professional experiences – from his early days hauling his desktop computer around in his car as he drove from city to city to pitch investors, to his eventual success as the co-founder of PayPal. Max is now the CEO of digital […]

Meet John: the Backbone of Business Operations

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. John Wu is a Business Operations Associate who has been with Sift Science for one year. If he could be any animal, he would be a penguin because they are social and loyal creatures.  They’re also somewhat clumsy on land […]

4 Surprising Lessons from Former Cybercriminals

They say that crime doesn’t pay, and that’s often true – but some former hackers have enjoyed lucrative afterlives as security consultants, once they’ve finished their jail time. Others have drawn on their experiences to write novels. Many end up authoring nonfiction for consumers and business owners looking to protect themselves from…well, people like the […]

News Roundup 5/22: Eddie’s stolen password database, the perfect Twizzler, and new malware

“Eddie’s” stolen password database discovered Fraudsters often rely on databases of stolen data to carry out their schemes, buying and selling emails and passwords over the dark web. Security researchers recently found one of these databases…and it’s huge. This particular database contains 560 million stolen passwords and emails. Some of the information was collected from site […]

New Forrester Report: Mitigating Threats Beyond Payment Fraud

We’re all competing in the new digital economy. Customers’ expectations are higher than ever. Businesses are under more pressure to deliver a fast, simple, and safe experience. And fraudsters are diversifying their tactics, looking for inventive new ways to cash out. How can businesses be prepared? Sift Science commissioned Forrester Consulting to find out more […]

Meet Emerald: the Buff of Business Development

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Emerald Maravilla is a Senior Manager of Sales Development who has been with Sift Science for eight months. If she could time travel, she would go back to the Philippines in the 1950s, before her parents, aunts, and uncles were […]

10 Things You Need to Know about Mobile Fraud

More people are using their phones to buy, sell, and browse than ever before. The number of mobile devices in the world is increasing five times faster than the human population, which is good news for m-commerce companies – but also for fraudsters. Although mobile transactions account for less than a third of total purchases, […]

News roundup 5/15: Inside a click farm, Australian scam reports skyrocket, and more

Ransomware latest: Companies brace for more attacks “WannaCry” is an apt name for the devastating ransomware attack that hit hundreds of thousands of organizations last week, including hospitals. Holding files hostage and demanding $300 in Bitcoin, the cybercriminals behind the ransomware took advantage of a security exploit originally discovered by the U.S. National Security Agency, […]