Amazon Fraud Detector Overview

What is Amazon Fraud Detector?

Amazon Fraud Detector is a fully managed service that makes it easy to identify potentially fraudulent online activities such as online payment fraud and the creation of fake accounts. Globally each year, tens of billions of dollars are lost to online fraud.

Amazon Fraud Detector is also known as AWS Cloud9 IDE, Cloud9 IDE.

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Amazon Fraud Detector Customers
Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
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Graduate Analytics Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
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Nov 26, 2020
Quickly and reliably identifies potentially fraudulent activity

What is our primary use case?

We used it for an Academy project and we also used it for a credit card transaction fraud detection project. The purpose of the project was to denote anomalies or customer records that were different from usual. The reason that we used this solution was that it was the only end-to-end framework available on the market at that time. If I were to build my own solution on AWS, I would have had to bring in all the components, but AWS Fraud Detector has the capability to blend in not just the data streaming part, but also the multi-building part, ultimately chiming in with Amazon QuickSight for the… more »

Pros and Cons

    • "There was also a problem with latency. In fraud detection, everything needs to be happening in real-time, but some of the algorithms ran for three to four minutes, which is not a viable option."

    What other advice do I have?

    Make your integrations right and test them properly because it is still a new product. Things could break depending on their use case. If you are able to ensure that everything is one hundred percent connected and know that nothing is going to break — that would be good. On a scale from one to ten, I would give Amazon Fraud Detector a rating of eight.
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