deverus Revolutionizes Background Checks with Blockchain Technology

Austin, TX - November 14, 2023 - deverus, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company in the background check industry, is proud to announce a new development that will alter the industry of background checks. Leveraging cutting-edge blockchain technology, deverus is pioneering a new era of efficiency and, most importantly, the security of consumer information.

According to Shawn Rucks, CEO of deverus, "We are thrilled to introduce blockchain technology into the background check industry. Our goal has always been to prioritize data security and provide our customers with the most advanced solutions available. By integrating blockchain, we have taken a significant step forward in achieving that goal. This technology ensures the utmost security of personal information and establishes an immutable record of verified credentials, bringing transparency and trust to the background check process."

One of the key driving forces behind deverus' adoption of blockchain technology is the importance it places on data security. By utilizing the decentralized and immutable nature of blockchain, deverus ensures that sensitive personal information remains securely stored and protected against unauthorized access. Advanced encryption algorithms and distributed ledger technology guarantee that data is tamper-proof, significantly reducing the risk of data breaches and safeguarding the privacy of individuals undergoing background checks.

A major advantage of the blockchain integration lies within the establishment of an immutable and verified record of credentials. Blockchain's capabilities create a tamper-proof record of verified qualifications, employment history, and criminal records. This record, stored on the blockchain, instills confidence in employers, applicants, and other stakeholders, eliminating the need for time-consuming and costly verification processes. Through the integration of smart contracts, deverus streamlines the background check process, eliminating unnecessary intermediaries and reducing friction points. Additionally, real-time data exchange supported by smart contracts automates various verification steps, leading to faster turnaround times and increased operational efficiency for deverus' customers.

Trust and accountability are of the utmost importance in the background check industry. The decentralized and auditable nature of blockchain provides an immutable record of every transaction and update throughout the background check process. Employers and applicants can independently verify the authenticity of results, fostering a higher level of confidence and ensuring total accountability.

deverus is committed to continuous innovation and anticipates further advancements through blockchain technology. The integration opens opportunities for advanced features such as self-sovereign identity, empowering individuals with greater control over their personal data, further enhancing privacy and security. Additionally, deverus recognizes the potential for interoperability with other industry stakeholders, creating a seamless and standardized background check operation.

The integration of blockchain technology by deverus signifies a tremendous milestone in the background check industry. By prioritizing data security, establishing immutable and verified records, streamlining processes, and enhancing trust and accountability, deverus empowers its customers with an advanced background check platform that sets new industry standards. The future of background checks is poised to be more efficient, secure, and reliable than ever before with blockchain.

About deverus

Established in 1998, privately-held Austin-based deverus, Inc., helps companies in the background screening industry work better, faster and smarter by providing the highest quality software, SAAS cloud-based solutions, mobile applications, integrations, compliance, automation, security, privacy and customer support services available. Deriving its name from a blend of Latin and Spanish meaning “from the truth,” deverus helps HR departments make critical hiring decisions using data such as criminal records, education and employment verifications, drug and assessment testing, and more. The company delivers its services to over 35,000 businesses, hiring more than 2.5 million employees per year, through more than 75 trusted partners. deverus is a founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) the respected screening professionals industry watchdog, and was named a “Best Place to Work” by the Austin Business Journal.

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