Mike Russell
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mike Russell

Mike Russell is a content writer who focuses on issues related to online fraud prevention. Besides his work for industry news sites, Mike has spent over eights years as a copywriter producing case studies, whitepapers and other forms of marketing content for clients, including fraud solution providers. To see his portfolio go to his personal site.

Brett Johnson_on the Cybercriminal Mindset

Brett Johnson on the Cybercriminal Mindset

In the world of online fraud prevention, Brett Johnson sits in a category all his own. With support from his wife, sister, Karisse Hendrick, and the FBI, Mr. Johnson has synthesized a career that would have been unimaginable from inside of a 7.5-year prison sentence. Today, the man is still...Readmore
questions for machine learning

3 Questions to Ask During a Machine Learning Sales Pitch

To excel in fraud prevention requires approaching everything with skepticism. If you’re a top-notch fraud analyst, there’s a good chance you read contracts before signing. You might be a person who reviews restaurant receipts before paying. You take the descriptor “nitpicky” as a compliment. A healthy dose of skepticism and...Readmore
AVS Address Verification Service System Services

Addressing the 3 Shortcomings of AVS

Address verification services (AVS) have fallen behind modern fraudsters’ tactics. Once a familiar frontline tool for card-not-present fraud detection, AVS today bloats review queues and may even increase risk of fraud loss for many online merchants. Don’t hold your breath for a system update. The potential for extra friction in...Readmore