Data Security, Certifications & Accreditations
Background screening deals in the business of sensitive and private data. As a Consumer Reporting Agency, we’re not only required to protect your applicant data; we’re passionate about protecting it.
Sensitive information such as social security numbers and dates of birth are obscured on all reports that are accessible via the Internet. The network is protected by multi-layer IDS, IPS device and firewall systems, and operating systems are updated on a regular basis to ensure the latest security patches are installed. Our servers are password protected and reside in a secure environment protected from unauthorized access, natural disaster, fire or other compromising conditions. Our environment is co-located in facilities throughout different regions of the United States, so in the event of a regional disaster; your personal data remains secure.
As an accredited member of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), we are committed to best practices not only in our processes, but also in our consumer protection. Accreditation requires a vigorous auditing of data security, consumer protection, and general security best practices, all with the goal of minimizing your risk in the workplace and your peace of mind.
SOC 2 Certified Data Centers
All of our data is housed in SOC 2 certified data centers. SOC 2 certification acknowledges our data centers deliver secure, reliable, and effective operating environments featuring the appropriate controls for conducting IT operations. SOC 2 compliance demonstrates our commitment to current and prospective customers that our data centers have been carefully reviewed and found to have surpassed the industry-accepted controls and safeguards for hosting, monitoring or processing information belonging to customers.
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