DataVisor CEO, an AI expert, to Address Stanford University’s Global Women in Data Science Conference on the Use of Machine Learning to Combat Online Fraud

March 4, 2019 GMT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2019--DataVisor, the award-winning AI-based fraud detection platform restoring trust in digital commerce, today announced that CEO, Dr. Yinglian Xie will speak at the biggest event in the data science community, the Global Women in Data Science conference on March 4, at 2:55 PM PST at Stanford University’s Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center in Stanford, CA. Xie will share her insights into the growing problem of highly sophisticated fraud, and how Datavisor’s innovative technology helps companies fight back.

DataVisor was founded with an ambitious vision, by Xie and co-founder Fang Yu, DataVisor CTO. The company’s mission is to stop fraudsters in their tracks and to restore online trust with the help of big data and machine learning. Xie holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and has spent her entire career advancing the issues of internet security through the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data technologies. With more than 20 patents, Xie’s work has helped improve the security of millions of online users, including those of the largest banking institutions in the US and on such well known social and ecommerce platforms as Pinterest, Yelp, Alibaba, and letgo.


Xie will present DataVisor’s quarterly Fraud Index Report, which takes a deep dive into the current cyber fraud landscape, based on sample data gathered by the company’s Global Intelligence Network from 44-plus billion events that took place across 800-plus million active user accounts in Q4 of 2018. Referencing this report, Xie will address the ever-evolving techniques of cybercriminals — from the most basic to the most sophisticated and highly organized attacks. She will also speak on how to restore online trust and safety in the growing digital era. Xie will expand on the use of AI and ML technologies to combat fraud and malicious activity online and stay one step ahead of bad actors.

Click here to learn more about Xie’s presentation and the Women in Data Science Conference 2019.


Watch the livestream beginning at 9:00 a.m. PST

About DataVisor

DataVisor is the leading fraud detection platform powered by transformational AI technology. Using proprietary unsupervised machine learning algorithms, DataVisor restores trust in digital commerce by enabling organizations to proactively detect and act on fast-evolving fraud patterns, and prevent future attacks before they happen. Combining advanced analytics and an intelligence network of more than 4B global user accounts, DataVisor protects against financial and reputational damage across a variety of industries, including financial services, marketplaces, ecommerce, and social platforms.

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