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, white papers and other forms of marketing content for clients, including fraud solution providers. He is currently the Senior Content Marketer at Neustar Risk Solutions.
Jason Tan co-founded Sift in 2011 after a career in software engineering at various Seattle startups. As the company’s CEO, he draws on a deep sense of optimism to spur himself and his team to be better. Recently, Jason spoke with About-Fraud about the state of trust, safety, risk and...Readmore
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
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
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