[Podcast] Blockchain, Crypto, and the Future of Fraud

Cryptocurrencies and the blockchain represent a new frontier — one that’s wrought with regulatory and fraud challenges. New coin offerings pop up all the time, each decentralized and shrouded in risk. How do you safely transact with a form of currency that people struggle even to define? Coinbase is trying to do just that. The […]

[Podcast] Content Moderation: Best Practices

User-generated content (UGC) is the lifeblood of online marketplaces and communities. When someone posts fraudulent, abusive, or spammy content on your site, it doesn’t just look bad: it’s a visible, public indication that your business isn’t safe. Content abuse hurts your brand and hits your bottom line. Content moderators are often the first line of […]

[Podcast] International Fraud and Cybersecurity

Ecommerce fraud seems pretty, self-contained, right? Your trust & safety team catches a fraudster, you put safeguards in place to prevent similar fraud from happening in the future, and that’s the end of the story. Or is it? You may not realize it, but online fraud and other cyber threats can have serious ramifications for […]

[Podcast] The Rising Threat of Content Abuse

User-generated content is the lifeblood of marketplaces and communities — which is why content abuse is such a painful problem. Content abuse is any fake or malicious content posted on a site, usually to defraud the business or another user. And it’s a rapidly growing problem. By 2022, people will be exposed to more fake […]

[Podcast] Cryptocurrency: An Uncharted Fraud Frontier

Of all the tech buzzwords to catch the public eye, “cryptocurrency” might be the least understood. Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are digital assets that are underpinned by cryptography. Like any traditional currencies, cryptocurrencies’ value fluctuates with the market. Unlike traditional currencies, cryptocurrencies are unregulated. Everyone knows that cryptocurrency could change the way we transact online, but […]

[Podcast] Trust & Safety in the Era of Machine Learning

Sift Science CTO Fred Sadaghiani is no stranger to cutting-edge technology. He thrives in environments where he can solve hard, fun, meaningful problems. At Sift Science, that means fighting fraud and fostering trust with the power of machine learning (ML). But Sift Science isn’t the only company using ML. In fact, ML seems to be […]