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Security & Protection

Security is in our DNA

World leading security

Security is in our DNA. We constantly obsess about it. Our number one priority is to protect you, your money and your information. Security is designed and built into our systems and the staff that we hire.

Security Measures

Here are just a few of our security measures

Access and Encryption

Our Information Security and Personal Information protection programs are designed to prevent bad actors from taking advantage of our systems, members, employees, or brand. We deploy a multitude of security measures to ensure that all personal and financial information on our system is completely safe and secure at all times. Get a detailed look at some of the access and encryption measures we enforce.

Auditing & Testing

We use a combination of internal security professionals and external security firms to routinely conduct Security Audits and Penetration Testing of our systems. These tests are designed to ensure the security controls in place are effective and adequate to protect your personal information and money. Get a detailed look at our Security Auditing Measures.

3rd Party Due Diligence

Uphold performs a thorough diligence review on all of our potential service providers and partners. The review is designed to gather information about the service provider’s security programs and data safeguards, and how the service provider will use Uphold data. Learn more about our service provider requirements.

Personnel Standards

All Uphold team members must pass a thorough background check, including criminal record check, financial records, education credentials and reference checks. The Uphold Team undergoes continuous training on security best practices. Get a detailed look at some of our security standards for personnel.

24/7 Security System

The Uphold Security Operations Center (U-SOC) monitors our systems 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and responds to suspicious activity immediately as it arises.