Checkr uses the most advanced technology to deliver and protect sensitive information.

Bank-level Security

State-of-the-art technology

Your data is transferred with high-grade TLS and multi-layered encryption at rest with AES-256. Encryption keys are stored separately from the data, and it’s all hosted in our off-site, secure cloud infrastructure.

Data center security

Our server hosting locations are physically secured, staffed all day, every day by trained security guards who have undergone a thorough auditing process.

Data encryption

All candidate sensitive information is encrypted using AES-256 algorithm.

Advanced DDoS Mitigation

Our infrastructure provides multiple layers of DDoS protection. Additionally, we use Cloudflare, a security service that provides additional protection and is used by companies such as NASDAQ, MIT, and CISCO.


Checkr has achieved ISO 27001:2013 Certification.  View the certificate here
SOC 2 Security, Availability & Confidentiality Report available upon request.

Continuous Monitoring

In-House Monitoring

Every day our in-house security team reviews every security aspect of Checkr.

Third Party Testing

Our site and API undergoes independent, ongoing penetration testing, security scans, threat detection and greybox assessment by Matasano/NCC Group.

Real-time Audit Log

We keep a real-time audit log of all data access and changes made by administrators, customers, employees and our automated system.

Data Sources Monitoring

We provide clients with a live feed of Checkr data sources and services availability.

Bug Bounty Program

Checkr believes that working with security researchers across the world is an important part of identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities in Checkr’s services.

If you believe you have spotted a vulnerability in any of our services, we encourage you to notify [email protected]

High Availability Infrastructure


Our system spans numerous physical locations, with N+1 or greater redundancy to establish resilience for all components.


We store backups in multiple secure locations and update them throughout the day, every day.

Near Perfect Uptime

Our technology ensures high availability of your information–99.99% uptime–while keeping security in mind.