Cryptocurrency exchange and finance platform Crypto.com, said Wednesday a third-party auditor has given it high ratings on privacy and security, based on a set of standards developed by a unit of the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

According to Crypto.com, auditor SGS performed the assessment and found the platform has the highest rating, “Adaptive (Tier 4).” 

  • The privacy and security frameworks used to assess Crypto.com’s measures have been developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the Department of Commerce. 
  • The Hong Kong-based platform added it recently surpassed 5 million users. 

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