Enterprise ready custody & security of digital currency
Hot wallet security
Digital asset theft insurance coverage
Risk & liquidity management controls
Circle undergoes regular comprehensive financial and security audits. Full custody is audited by a leading global accounting firm, Grant Thorton. Our platform manages USDC minting limits, tokenization to USDC and redemption back to USD.
Our risk, liquidity and compliance services and controls also include detailed analytical tools to assist our risk and compliance operations analysts in ongoing AML and risk monitoring.
Custody & security embedded into our platform services
Overall control design and operating effectiveness is assured via numerous audits and assessments annually. Within the past year, Circle has conducted an IT Controls Audit, a SOC 1, type II audit, a PCI Assessment, multiple third party penetration tests, and had its IT general controls tested as part of its annual financial audit. Regulatory exams associated with our money transmitter licenses also frequently test these same controls. Circle is PCI Certified