Bitwarden Security and Compliance
Protecting Customer Data
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
Bitwarden conducts comprehensive third-party security audits on an annual basis. These audits are conducted by notable security firms like Cure53 and Insight Risk Consulting and include source code assessments and penetration testing across Bitwarden IPs, servers, and web applications.
Bitwarden Network Security Assessments
Open Source Codebase
Codebase on GitHub
Bitwarden is focused on open source software with the entirety of the codebase available on GitHub.com.github.com/bitwarden
Security Information & Resources
Independent Security Researcher Public Bug Bounty Program
Bitwarden partners with leading security researchers through HackerOne to improve the software.Bug Bounty Program
The Bitwarden cloud service is hosted on Microsoft Azure.Microsoft Azure Compliance Offerings
The Bitwarden Security & Compliance Program
Bitwarden is committed to ongoing investments to help you better understand how Bitwarden products and your data are secured and protected. For more information, read:The Bitwarden Security Whitepaper
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
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