The Simility Blog

A Primer on Machine Learning Models for Fraud Detection

Machine learning is the new black—among tech companies, everyone is trying to figure out how they can associate themselves with this sexy new technology. At…

Ravi Sandepudi
Ravi Sandepudi Jun 28, 2017

Oh, those crafty fraudsters: Paying themselves for fake services with stolen credit cards!

Here’s a good case study for you… Marketplaces have it tough, monitoring millions of services, products, buyers, and sellers for fraudulent activity. And when numerous…

Lynn Strand
Lynn Strand Jun 14, 2017

Why Spammy Profiles Should Worry Job Aggregators

Fraudulent applicants and abusive profile practices can wreck the reputation of job sites The first priority for job aggregators isn’t to please job seekers, it’s…

Payal Baid Feb 27, 2017

Why Managing Trust is Critical for Digital Transformation

Digital disruption has demolished more than 50% of the Fortune 500 since 2000. From this snapshot, it is evident that technology is creating new online-only…

Rahul Pangam
Rahul Pangam Feb 21, 2017

How to Avoid Being Catfished By People on Dating Apps (Plus Tips on How to Find Love this Summer)

With many top dating apps simplifying courtship down to a simple thumb swipe, it’s a wonder that online dating, despite being normalized as a means…

Swastik Bihani
Swastik Bihani May 16, 2016

Quantifying Insight: Fraud Data Scientists Translate a Hunch into a Probability

Using credit card fraud as an example, how does a data scientist translate an initial observation into a tangible prediction that can be used to…

Rahul Pangam
Rahul Pangam Apr 11, 2016

7 Leading Fraud Indicators: From Fresh Cookies to Null Values

Fraud is costly and running rampant in online marketplaces, social networks and communities across the web. Effectively spotting and stopping fraud on a global scale…

Rahul Pangam
Rahul Pangam Mar 10, 2016

It’s the Most Fraudulent Time of the Year

Two years ago the Target credit card data breach had a ripple effect that has led to the shoring up of payments security in the…

Rahul Pangam
Rahul Pangam Dec 22, 2015

Accountability Matters: Why Firms Need to Step Up with Proactive Protection

Cybersecurity and fraud prevention go hand-in-hand for both businesses and consumers, just as cybercrime and online scams are intrinsically connected. That’s why we’re supporting National Cybersecurity Awareness…

Eric Newman
Eric Newman Oct 10, 2010