Fraud can be crippling to a business. It hurts your revenue, reputation, and customers. Fintech fraud is a super complex space, with bad actors using a variety of attacks like identity attacks, credit card theft, and phishing scams, it’s a lot for any company to tackle on their own. Sophisticated fraudsters leverage weaknesses in protocols like SMS, the phone system, email, and DNS.
Soups Ranjan, CEO and Founder of Sardine, joins the show to discuss the different types of fintech fraud attacks that take place and how Sardine uses machine learning to automatically detect and prevent fraud.
Soups has a PhD from Rice University in denial-of-service attack prevention and has been working in fraud detection for a decade across companies like Yelp and Coinbase. With a strong background in data science and a ton of real world experience, Soups is an expert in this space.
In this episode Rishi Bhargava, Co-founder of Descope, joins the show to delve into the intricacies of authentication and identity management. Rishi elaborates on the longevity of passwords, their inherent security weaknesses, and the efforts to bolster their security, often at the expense of user convenience.
In this episode Sean is joined by Pedram Naveed, Head of Data Engineering at Dagster Labs. They discuss the unique challenges and opportunities in the realm of data engineering, particularly the culture of learning and sharing within the field.
In this episode Zena Obebe, the founder of Hill Redaction Services, joins the show to discuss the critical role of document redaction in maintaining privacy and security.