Security is priority one

Ultra-secure web encryption

256-bit SSL

Your transmitted data is kept safe using the highest encryption standard available: 256-bit SSL. This is the same technology that banks use to keep your account information safe. All account information you provide, including passwords and personal details, is protected using this technology.

State-of-the-art backups

Always backed up

We use state-of-the-art data storage and firewall technologies to ensure that your information is always backed up, no matter what happens.

Multiple secure locations

Our system stores backups in multiple secure locations that are updated throughout the day, every day.

Excellent physical security

Secure data centers

Our data centers maintain several layers of security to control access, including biometric scanning, keycard, retina scan and PIN number restrictions. Security cameras monitor all locations 24/7 and onsite staff protect against unauthorized entry. In each facility, our equipment is also kept in locked containers, with additional security safeguards in place to ensure only permitted technicians gain access.

Bank account privacy

Your information stays private

The bank account information you provide in order to complete payroll processing is secured using the same technology used by banks. Gusto employees never have access to this information, except on an absolute need-to-know basis.

Protected at every step

Two-step authentication

You have the option to add an extra layer of security to your account with two-step authentication. Once activated, we'll send a code to your phone that you'll need to verify when you login.

Continuous in-house monitoring

Gusto is built entirely in-house. This means we can keep every aspect of your payroll safe. Our security team reviews every transaction that takes place to ensure that it was properly created. We also benchmark your payroll over time to automatically watch for anything out of the ordinary.

All angles are covered

Gusto's multi-pronged approach to security ensures you are protected at all times. We adhere to industry standards for protecting your data, securing our web application, and processing all payroll transactions. We've created policies across our entire organization to ensure that Gusto offers the highest level of security.