Practical Fraud Prevention: Fraud and AML Analytics for Fintech and Ecommerce, Using SQL and Python (Paperback)

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Practical Fraud Prevention: Fraud and AML Analytics for Fintech and Ecommerce, Using SQL and Python (Paperback)


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Over the past two decades, the booming ecommerce and fintech industries have become a breeding ground for fraud. Organizations that conduct business online are constantly engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with these invaders. In this practical book, Gilit Saporta and Shoshana Maraney draw on their fraud-fighting experience to provide best practices, methodologies, and tools to help you detect and prevent fraud and other malicious activities.

Data scientists, data analysts, and fraud analysts will learn how to identify and quickly respond to attacks. You'll get a comprehensive view of typical incursions as well as recommended detection methods. Online fraud is constantly evolving. This book helps experienced researchers safely guide and protect their organizations in this ever-changing fraud landscape.

With this book, you will:

  • Examine current fraud attacks and learn how to mitigate them
  • Find the right balance between preventing fraud and providing a smooth customer experience
  • Share insights across multiple business areas, including ecommerce, banking, cryptocurrency, anti-money laundering, and ad tech
  • Evaluate potential risks for a new vertical, market, or product
  • Train and mentor teams by boosting collaboration and kickstarting brainstorming sessions
  • Get a framework of fraud methods, fraud-fighting analytics, and data science methodologies
Gilit Saporta is an experienced fraud-fighting leader with well over a decade of experience in the field. Having begun her career at Fraud Sciences, the startup famous for pioneering innovative accuracy in online fraud prevention, during the course of her career she has led and trained fraud analysts at PayPal, Forter, and Simplex. She is currently a lecturer at and a content contributor to the Tel Aviv University MBA Fintech Fraud Course, is on the steering committee of the annual CyberWeek FraudCon Conference, co-hosts Fraud Fighters' Israeli meetups and leads the Israeli branch of RiskSalon. She is an experienced conference speaker and has contributed to many fraud, risk, and payments publications.Shoshana Maraney is an experienced writer, with more than a decade of experience in expressing complex concepts, technologies, and techniques in comprehensible and relatable language. She has worked in the fraud prevention industry for more than five years, at first Forter and now Identiq. She is a content committee member of the Tel Aviv University CyberWeek FraudCon Conference, and has created numerous presentations for risk and payments conferences around the world. She has composed many articles for fraud, risk, and payments publications. Her degree is from Cambridge University.
Product Details ISBN: 9781492093329
ISBN-10: 1492093327
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: April 26th, 2022
Pages: 394
Language: English