Security FAQs

Updated September, 2021

Here are answers to Frequently Asked Questions about our Security.

Will you use my data to build advertising products or sell it to third parties?

No. For more details, visit our Privacy Policy.

Will you disclose or sell the data and PII that I provide you about my customers?

No. We use the data you provide us about your customers only to provide your services and for no other purpose.

How is my password secured?

We securely encrypt your passwords. Passwords are one-way encrypted using the bcrypt algorithm, with a random salt for each password. This means that only the original creator of the password knows its value. This type of encryption is extraordinarily difficult to break. When passwords must be retrieved, public/private key encryption is used, with a key length of 4096 or greater. Access and retention of passwords are strongly controlled and logged.

How do you protect Credit Card and Financial Information?

ReputationDefender does not store credit card numbers and security information. If you provide a credit card number to purchase a service, it is turned into a secure token by our credit card processing company. We only store the secure token on our systems.

We DO NOT collect or store personal financial data, Social Security Numbers, National Insurance numbers, or government-issued ID numbers of any kind.

How can I protect my ReputationDefender account?

  • Do not share your ReputationDefender password with anyone.
  • Make sure that your password includes both numbers and capital letters, and is at least 8 characters in length.
  • Update your password on a regular basis.

In what country (or countries) is my data stored – both on your infrastructure and for backups?

Our customer data is stored on secure servers in the United States on a secure cloud computing platform at AWS.

What level of security is in place at your data centers?

Amazon Web Services Security

The AWS cloud infrastructure represents that it has been designed and is managed in alignment with regulations, standards, and best practices, including:

  • SOC 1/SSAE 16/ISAE 3402 (formerly SAS70)
  • SOC 2
  • SOC 3
  • ISO 27001
  • FedRAMP(SM)
  • ITAR
  • FIPS 140-2
  • CSA
  • MPAA

Is the data flowing between the business and the vendor’s cloud-computing infrastructure secured?

Yes. A proven, standard algorithm with at least a 1024-bit key is used for all communications between cloud servers.

Do you do background checks on your employees?

  • Employees go through a background check and a reference check before they are hired.
  • Employees and contractors all sign a confidentiality agreement.

What third-party security assessments has ReputationDefender undergone?

  • Website undergoes quarterly penetration testing.
  • Website undergoes monthly standards compliance testing.
  • Website undergoes a weekly comprehensive security scan with alerts.

Where can I learn more about protecting my privacy and security on ReputationDefender?

This document contains only answers to frequently asked questions. ReputationDefender has developed a robust Privacy Policy, which you can access here.