Bitwarden Security and Compliance
Our commitment to security, privacy, and compliance with international standards
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 GDPR and current applicable EU data protection rules. In addition, Bitwarden uses and complies with EU Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs).
Bitwarden complies with the EU-U.S., Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks.
Bitwarden is officially HIPAA-compliant after receiving a HIPAA Security Rule Assessment Report from AuditOne in December 2020.
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.
Open Source Codebase
Security Information & Resources
Independent Security Researcher Public Bug Bounty Program
Bitwarden partners with leading security researchers through HackerOne to improve the software.
The Bitwarden cloud service is hosted on Microsoft Azure.
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:
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:
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