How You're Protected

There are a number of ways we work to keep your Robinhood account safe.

Your Securities and Cash are Protected by SIPC

Member of SIPC, which protects securities customers of its members up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash). Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org.

Keep in mind

Cryptocurrency investments through Robinhood Crypto are not protected by SIPC and that Robinhood Crypto is not a member of FINRA or SIPC.

Security Measures

The Robinhood Security Team uses a number of high-level measures to protect your account, ensuring your experience with us is safe and secure.

Here are some of those security measures:

  • Your account password is hashed using the industry-standard BCrypt hashing algorithm, and it’s never stored in plaintext.
  • Sensitive details, such as your social security number, are encrypted before they’re stored.
  • Our mobile and web applications securely communicate with our servers using the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol with up-to-date configurations and ciphers.
  • Once we verify your banking credentials, we’ll never access them again. We use trusted third-party integrations to access information about your bank account, such as your account number and available balance.

You can secure access to your mobile app using TouchID, FaceID, or a custom pin code. We also offer two-factor authentication with an external authenticator app or via SMS.

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