Datadog Security Page Overview

Key Takeaways

Data protection

MFA, Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Compliance certificataions


Reporting vulnerability

Email and downloadable PGP Key
Based on the page highlights.

Short Overview

Datadog's security page compiles security, data protection, compliance efforts, and vulnerability reporting documentation on a single page. In general, Datadog addresses product, physical, and corporate security while touching upon how the platform protects customer data with efforts, including authentication and access management. The compliance tab on the page, on the other hand, provides a summary of compliance certifications, attestations, frameworks, laws, and regulations related to data protection, including SOC 2 Type II and GDPR.

Highlighted keywords: Key, authorized

Security Page Structure

Datadog’s security page is structured as interactive tabs, containing Security, Data Protection, Compliance, and Report and Issue.

Security Page link:

Page highlights

  • Product, physical, and corporate security gist mentioning measures against vulnerabilities
  • Data protection capabilities and measures including Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Transport Layer Security (TLS), and HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS)
  • Certifications, attestations, and framework with badges including FedRAMP, SOC 2 Type II, and CSA STAR
  • Vendor management assurance mentioning Datadog's Security and Privacy teams running a vendor management program on third-party applications and services
  • Information on how to report a security issue and handle the process as well as a downloadable PGP Key for encrypted communication

Compliance Certifications

  • GDPR
  • CCPA
  • FedRAMP
  • ISO
  • SOC 2 Type II

Best practices checklist

This checklist is based on the Minimum Viable Secure Product and the information on the concerning platform’s security and compliance pages.

Note that some details might be missing if the information is mentioned in a whitepaper or login-required Trust Portal and not directly on the page.

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Backup and disaster recovery
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External testing
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Incident handling
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Single sign-on
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Backup and disaster recovery
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