Rival HR security

Keeping client data safe

Security is the foundation of our organization. SilkRoad Technology solutions have been built to keep your data safe. The SilkRoad Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors are committed to preserving the confidentiality, integrity and availability of client data.

Organizational Security

All Rival employees are required to complete security, privacy and compliance training during their onboarding experience and on an annual basis. We believe that information security is every employee’s responsibility in their day-to-day operations.

Infrastructure Security

Rival provides best-in-class protection through its hardware, software and operations management. The infrastructure layer is designed in a defense and depth approach to provide the highest levels of system confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Operational Security

Rival leverages industry-leading anti-malware solutions to ensure that any malicious behavior that attempts to penetrate the firewall, IPS and DMZ is caught at the server level and eradicated. Rival leverages security solutions to continuously monitor the performance and safety of its solutions and network to mitigate risks and prevent system delays or outages.

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System Monitoring and Redundancy


Rival’s IT infrastructure is subject to annual penetration testing and scanned monthly for vulnerabilities using industry-leading technology. A portfolio of tools is used to alert responsible groups of component failures and thresholds indicating problems.


Rival strives to eliminate any single point of failure by maintaining a highly available, secure environment that is ready for immediate failover. This is done through process flow among multiple devices and multiple service providers. This function is tested annually through our SOC 2 audit.

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Security governance, risk and compliance

SilkRoad uses CIS Top 20, NIST and the ISO 27000 family of information security standards as the framework of our security practice.

These policies and practices are evaluated semi-annually through internal review and annually by an independent SOC 2 audit.

General Data Protection Regulation

SilkRoad is a processor of foreign data and maintains all GDPR related standards and requirements for its clients.

SilkRoad Technology also meets the requirements defined by the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. These requirements are examined yearly.

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Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information (PII) is encrypted throughout SilkRoad’s applications and infrastructure.

Data commonly accepted as sensitive and needing encryption would be social security numbers, drivers license numbers and bank account numbers, as well as other fields determined by the client.

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The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has developed the SOC framework for safeguarding the confidentiality and privacy of information that is stored and processed in the cloud.

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The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.

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The PCI Security Standards Council is a global forum for the ongoing development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of security standards for account data protection.

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The EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks that allow companies on both sides of the Atlantic to comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data between the EU and the U.S.

Rival clients can remain confident their data is protected, and the usability and availability of their data are preserved.


Rival goes beyond traditional talent management to help our clients attract, retain, and align people to their business.