Topic: capital one

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Data Profiler

Data Profiler is an open-source Python library that originated at Capital One to analyze datasets and detect if any of the information contained within is sensitive data, such as bank account numbers, credit card information, or social security numbers.  According to the company, when data streams grow large enough, it can be quite difficult to … continue reading

Capital One open-sources new project for generating synthetic data

In the fast-paced world of machine learning, innovation requires utilizing data. However the reality for many companies is that data access and environmental controls which are vital to security can also add inefficiencies to the model development and testing life cycle.  To overcome this challenge — and help others with it as well — Capital … continue reading

Capital One open sources federated learning with Federated Model Aggregation

AI is the talk of the town and it seems like every software provider would like to have AI-powered features in their software. But in order to do that, you need AI models that you can train.  One of the newer approaches to model training in machine learning is federated learning (FL), which is an … continue reading

How Capital One Uses Python to Power Serverless Applications

Cultivating a loyal customer base by providing innovative solutions and an exceptional experience should be the goal of any company, regardless of industry.  This is one of the main reasons why Capital One uses Python to power a large number of serverless applications, giving developers a better experience as they deliver business value to customers. … continue reading

rubicon-ml: Capital One’s open source solution to standardize the model development lifecycle

In an era of constant innovation, there is an increasing need for continuous iteration, which leads to a more complex model development lifecycle. Keeping track of all the inputs and outputs including features, metrics and artifacts for each model version can be difficult and, at times, tedious.  In pursuit of simplifying this process, Capital One … continue reading

Data Profiler: Capital One’s open-source machine learning technology for data monitoring

With the move to the cloud, the amount of data that companies are able to manage has grown exponentially. This is why Capital One created Data Profiler, the open-source Python library that utilizes machine learning in order to help users monitor big data and detect information that should be properly protected.   Data Profiler brings users … continue reading

Capital One fined $80 million for 2019 data breach

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) assessed an $80 million civil money penalty against Capital One for its role in the 2019 hack of 100 million credit card applications.  The OCC reached the decision due to “the bank’s failure to establish effective risk assessment processes prior to migrating significant information technology operations … continue reading

Capital One’s journey to the cloud

When discussing roadmaps and strategies for cloud migration, Capital One is often cited as a pristine example of a large-scale company that successfully moved to the public cloud. “Capital One’s CEO will tell you they are a technology company that does banking,” said Ken Corless, a principal with Deloitte Consulting in its cloud practice. “Not … continue reading

Web Accessibility: The effort at Capital One Bank

Web and mobile development focuses on technological inclusiveness, such as across operating systems, browsers and devices. Yet, as organizations become even more digital over time, human accessibility still isn’t getting the attention it should because there’s a general lack of awareness about the issue and how best to address it. Capital One began its journey … continue reading Protection Status