Bitwarden serves customers globally, helping them protect, store and share their sensitive data. Protecting customer data remains paramount to our company mission and Bitwarden complies with industry standards, conducting regular audits shared transparently with users. Through an open source approach, Bitwarden software is viewed and scrutinized by an engaged community around the world.
Bitwarden complies with the EU-U.S., Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks.Privacy Shield Framework
Bitwarden is officially HIPAA-compliant after receiving a HIPAA Security Rule Assessment Report from AuditOne in December 2020.Bitwarden HIPAA Compliance
Bitwarden is compliant with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Third Party Security Audits
SOC 2 Type 2 and SOC 3
Bitwarden has completed SOC 2 Type 2 and SOC 3 compliance.
2020 Security Assessment
Bitwarden completed a thorough security assessment and penetration test.
2018 Security Assessment
Bitwarden completed a thorough security audit and cryptographic analysis.
Open Source Codebase
Codebase on GitHub
Bitwarden is focused on open source software with the entirety of the codebase available on GitHub.com. For more information, please see github.com/bitwarden
Open Source at Bitwarden
Bitwarden is an open source password manager. For more information please visit our open source page.
Bitwarden is a member of the FIDO Alliance.
Independent Security Researcher Public Bug Bounty Program
Bitwarden partners with leading security researchers through HackerOne to improve our software. Read more about the bug bounty program
The Bitwarden cloud service is hosted on Microsoft Azure. Please visit Microsoft Azure Compliance Offerings for more detail.
Zero Knowledge Encryption
Bitwarden takes a zero knowledge encryption approach to password management, meaning every piece of information in your Vault Is encrypted. For more information on this approach, please see, How End-to-End Encryption Paves the Way for Zero Knowledge.
Vault Security in Bitwarden
For information on how Bitwarden Vaults are protected, including options for Bitwarden client applications, please see Vault Security in the Bitwarden Password Manager.
Security Frequently Asked Questions
Visit the Security section of our help site for more information on Bitwarden security, or jump directly to one of the following:
- Can the Bitwarden team see my passwords?
- Does Bitwarden use a salted hash for my password?
- How do you keep the cloud servers secure?
- How is my data securely transmitted and stored on Bitwarden servers?
- Is Bitwarden audited?
- What encryption is being used?
- What happens if Bitwarden gets hacked?
- What information is encrypted?
- Where is my data stored in the cloud?
- Where is my data stored on my computer/device?
- Why should I trust Bitwarden with my passwords?