SECURITY ATTACHMENT for DOCUSIGN CLM
Service Attachment version date: December 11, 2019.
This Security Attachment for DocuSign CLM (“Security Attachment”) sets forth DocuSign’s commitments for the protection of Customer Data and is made part of the Service Schedule for DocuSign CLM. The terms of this Security Attachment are limited to the scope of the DocuSign CLM service and are not applicable to any other Service Schedules or DocuSign Services. Unless otherwise defined in this Security Attachment, capitalized terms will have the meaning given to them in the Agreement.
“Personnel” means all employees and agents of DocuSign involved in the performance of the DocuSign CLM service.
“Process” or “Processing” means, with respect to this Security Attachment, any operation or set of operations that is performed upon Customer Data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, storage, adaptation, or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure, or destruction.
“Production Environment” means the System setting where software, hardware, data, processes, and programs are executed for their final and intended operations by end users of DocuSign CLM.
“Subcontractor” means a third party engaged to perform all or a portion of the DocuSign CLM service on behalf of DocuSign or DocuSign’s Affiliates.
2. INFORMATION SECURITY PROGRAM
2.1 Information Security Program. DocuSign maintains, and will continue to maintain, a written information security program that includes policies, procedures, and controls governing the Processing of Customer Data through DocuSign CLM (the “Information Security Program”). The Information Security Program is designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Customer Data by using a multi-tiered technical, procedural, and people-related control approach in accordance with industry best practices and applicable laws and regulations.
2.2 Permitted Use of Customer Data. DocuSign will not Process Customer Data in any manner other than as permitted or required by the Agreement.
2.3 Acknowledgement of Shared Responsibilities. The security of data and information that is accessed, stored, shared, or otherwise processed via a multi-tenant cloud service such as DocuSign CLM are shared responsibilities between a cloud service provider and its customers. As such, the Parties acknowledge that: (a) DocuSign is responsible for the implementation and operation of the Information Security Program and the protection measures described in this Security Attachment; and (b) Customer is responsible for properly implementing access and use controls and configuring certain features and functionalities of DocuSign CLM that Customer may elect to use DocuSign CLM in the manner that Customer deems adequate to maintain appropriate security, protection, deletion, and backup of Customer Data.
2.4 Applicability to Customer Data. This Security Attachment and the Information Security Program apply specifically to the Customer Data Processed via DocuSign CLM. To the extent Customer exchanges data and information with DocuSign that does not meet the definition of “Customer Data,” DocuSign will treat such data and information in accordance with the confidentiality terms set forth in the Agreement.
3. SECURITY MANAGEMENT
3.1 Maintenance of Information Security Program. DocuSign will implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect Customer Data located in DocuSign CLM and will maintain the Information Security Program in accordance with ISO 27001 standards or such other alternative standards that are substantially equivalent to ISO 27001 and other generally recognized industry standards for security, including, but not necessarily limited to, the following (or, as applicable, those issued by the following organizations):
(a) Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) - see https://www.owasp.org;
(b) National Institute for Standards and Technology - see https://csrc.nist.gov/;
(c) ISO/IEC 27001; and
(d) Data Security Standards (DSS).
DocuSign may update or modify the Information Security Program from time to time provided that such updates and modifications do not result in the degradation of the overall security of DocuSign CLM.
3.2 Background Checks and Training. DocuSign will conduct reasonable and appropriate background investigations on all Personnel in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Personnel must pass DocuSign’s background checks prior to being assigned to positions in which they will, or DocuSign reasonably expects them to, have access to Customer Data. DocuSign will conduct annual mandatory security awareness training to inform its Personnel on procedures and policies relevant to the Information Security Program and of the consequences of violating such procedures and policies. DocuSign will conduct an offboarding or exit process with respect to any Personnel upon termination of employment, which will include the removal of the terminated Personnel’s access to Customer Data and DocuSign’s sensitive systems and assets, including mobile devices.
3.3 Subcontractors. DocuSign will evaluate all Subcontractors to ensure that Subcontractors maintain adequate physical, technical, organizational, and administrative controls, based on the risk tier appropriate to their subcontracted services, that support DocuSign’s compliance with the requirements of this Security Attachment. DocuSign requires all Subcontractors to be subject to independent audit assessment as part of, or maintain an independent audit assessment which conforms to, DocuSign’s ISO 27001 audit or an equivalent standard, where their roles and activities are reviewed per control requirements. DocuSign will remain responsible for the acts and omissions of its Subcontractors as they relate to the services performed under this Security Attachment as if it had performed the acts or omissions itself and any subcontracting will not reduce DocuSign’s obligations to Customer under this Security Attachment.
DocuSign will not transmit, exchange, or otherwise disclose Customer Data or other Customer data to any third parties except in accordance with the Agreement and this Security Attachment. Customer’s Account Administrators are responsible for controlling how DocuSign CLM shares information with third parties through configuration of Customer’s Account within DocuSign CLM.
3.4 Risk and Security Assurance Framework Contact. Customer’s account management team at DocuSign will be Customer’s first point of contact for information and support related to the Information Security Program. The DocuSign account management team will work directly with Customer to escalate Customer’s questions, issues, and requests to DocuSign’s internal teams as necessary.
4. PHYSICAL SECURITY MEASURES
4.1 General. DocuSign will maintain appropriate physical security measures designed to protect the tangible items, such as physical computer systems, networks, servers, and devices, that Process Customer Data. DocuSign will utilize commercial grade security software and hardware to protect the DocuSign CLM service and the Production Environment.
4.2 Corporate Access. DocuSign will ensure that: (a) access to DocuSign’s corporate facilities is tightly controlled through, at a minimum, physical access card identification; (b) all visitors to its corporate facilities sign in, agree to confidentiality obligations, and be escorted by Personnel while on premises at all times; and (c) that visitor logs are reviewed by DocuSign’s security team on a regular basis. DocuSign will revoke Personnel’s physical access to DocuSign’s corporate facilities upon termination of employment.
4.3 Data Center Access. DocuSign’s data centers are included in DocuSign’s ISO 27001 or equivalent certification. DocuSign will ensure that its commercial-grade data center service providers used in the provision of DocuSign CLM maintain an on-site security operation that is responsible for all physical data center security functions and formal physical access procedures in accordance with SOC 1 and SOC 2, or equivalent, standards. All data centers that house or store Customer Data will be subject to the following:
(a) Multi-factor physical security measures that have auditable entry/exit mechanisms that record the identity of any individual who enters and leaves the facility must be used.
(b) DocuSign’s systems in any such data centers will be stored in locked private cages. Only authorized Personnel will have access to the cages. Third-party vendors and guests must be escorted by authorized Personnel while in the cage.
(c) The following environmental security controls must be in place: (i) uninterruptible power supplies and secondary power supplies on all key systems; (ii) temperature and humidity controls for the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment; (iii) heat and smoke detection devices and fire suppression systems; and (iv) periodic inspection by a fire marshal or similar safety official.
5. LOGICAL SECURITY
5.1 Access Controls. DocuSign will maintain a formal access control policy and employ a centralized access management system to control Personnel access to the Production Environment.
(a) DocuSign will ensure that all access to the Production Environment is subject to successful two-factor authentication globally from both corporate and remote locations and is restricted to authorized Personnel who demonstrate a legitimate business need for such access. DocuSign will maintain an associated access control process for reviewing and implementing Personnel access requests. DocuSign will regularly review the access rights of authorized Personnel and, upon change in scope of employment necessitating removal or employment termination, remove or modify such access rights as appropriate.
(b) DocuSign will monitor and assess the efficacy of access restrictions applicable to the control of DocuSign's system administrators in the Production Environment, which will entail generating system individual administrator activity information and retaining such information for a period of at least twelve (12) months.
(c) DocuSign will not use Customer Data from the DocuSign CLM service Production Environment in non-production environments without Customer’s express permission.
5.2 Auditing and Logging. With respect to system auditing and logging, DocuSign will do the following:
(a) DocuSign will use and maintain an auditing and logging mechanism that, at a minimum, captures and records successful and failed user logons and logoffs (with a date and time stamp, user ID, application name, and pass/fail indicator). User access activities will be logged and audited periodically by DocuSign to identify unauthorized access and to determine possible flaws in DocuSign’s access control system.
(b) All application components that have logging capabilities (such as operating systems, databases, web servers, and applications) will be configured to produce a security audit log.
(c) Audit logs will be configured for sufficient log storage capacity.
(d) Each log will be configured so that it cannot be disabled without proper authorization and will send alerts for the success or failure of each auditable event.
(e) Access to security log files will be limited to authorized Personnel.
(f) In regard to DocuSign’s development, access to source code by team members must be reviewed at least every ninety (90) days.
(g) In regard to DocuSign’s support, DocuSign CLM will maintain a process to help assure that any individual leaving DocuSign’s team that provides support to Customer will lose access to Customer’s accounts and data upon termination of employment or as soon as reasonably possible after moving to another position within DocuSign.
5.3 Network Security. DocuSign will maintain a defense-in-depth approach to hardening the Production Environment against exposure and attack. DocuSign will maintain an isolated Production Environment that includes commercial-grade network management controls such as load balancers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems distributed across production networks, and malware protections. DocuSign will complement its Production Environment architecture with prevention and detection technologies that monitor all activity generated and send risk-based alerts to the relevant security groups.
5.4 Malicious Code Protection. DocuSign will ensure that: (a) its information systems and file transfer operations have effective and operational anti-virus software; (b) all anti-virus software is configured for deployment and automatic update; and (c) applicable anti-virus software is integrated with processes and will automatically generate alerts to DocuSign’s Cyber Incident Response Team for their investigation and analysis if potentially harmful code is detected.
5.5 Code Reviews. DocuSign will maintain a formal software development lifecycle that includes secure coding practices against OWASP and related standards and will perform both manual and automated code reviews. DocuSign’s engineering, product development, and product operations management teams will review changes included in production releases to verify that developers have performed automated and manual code reviews designed to minimize associated risks.
5.6 Vulnerability Scans and Penetration Tests. DocuSign will perform both internal and external vulnerability scanning and application scanning. Quarterly external scans and annual penetration tests against DocuSign CLM and the Production Environment will be conducted by external qualified, credentialed, and industry-recognized organizations. DocuSign will remedy vulnerabilities identified during scans and penetration tests in a commercially reasonable manner and timeframe based on severity. Upon Customer’s reasonable written request, DocuSign will provide third-party attestations resulting from vulnerability scans and penetration tests per independent external audit reports. For clarification, under no circumstance will Customer be permitted to conduct any vulnerability scans or penetration testing against the Production Environment.
6. STORAGE, ENCRYPTION, DISPOSAL AND ACCESS
6.1 Storage and Separation. Customer Data will be stored within the physical and logical infrastructure for the DocuSign CLM service at DocuSign’s colocation or data center facilities. Exceptions with respect to storage may only be made with Customer’s written authorization for specific purposes, such as, for example, extraction of Customer Data for storage on encrypted portable media. DocuSign will logically separate Customer Data located in the Production Environment from other DocuSign customer data.
6.2 Encryption Technologies. DocuSign will encrypt Customer Data in accordance with industry best practice standards and as follows:
(a) DocuSign and the DocuSign CLM service will encrypt information in transit using strong encryption techniques and standard security protocols (such as SSL, SSH, IPSEC, SFTP, or secure channel signing and sealing) will be used for transmitting sensitive information (including Customer Data), with configurations that meet PCI standards with regard to data transmitted via the Internet and associated configuration baselines (i.e., ciphers and protocols). Any electronic transmission or exchange of data with DocuSign CLM will be conducted via secure means (using HTTPS, SFTP, or an equivalent protocol), and capabilities to encrypt email transmission will be used when the receiving infrastructure supports such encryption.
(b) DocuSign and the DocuSign CLM service will encrypt information at rest using cryptographic mechanisms to protect the confidentiality and integrity of structured and unstructured data on all servers hosting DocuSign CLM and any Customer Data. AES-256 (or most recent FIPS-approved methods) cryptographic keys will be generated to encrypt information at rest. Databases, object stores, and search indexes will be maintained on encrypted data files, file systems, or self-encrypting drives that use FIPS-approved methods.
(c) DocuSign and the DocuSign CLM service will encrypt information for backup and recovery using a commercially supported encryption solution.
(d) DocuSign and the DocuSign CLM service will conduct encryption key management as follows:
(i) DocuSign shall maintain encryption key management policies, and only a limited group of DocuSign’s Personnel will have access to create, distribute, and destroy keys.
(ii) Management and usage of encryption keys for DocuSign CLM will be separate duties.
(iii) All public certificate authorities will meet prevalent industry standards and support all then-current, widely used operating systems.
(iv) Configurations for key strength will conform to the DSS.
(v) Encryption of data at rest for DocuSign CLM will use FIPS 140-2 algorithms and storage standards will conform to NIST 800-111.
(vi) Configurations of encryption protocols, cipher suites, and related settings for encryption of data in transit will conform to DSS.
6.3 Disposal. DocuSign will maintain a data disposal and re-use policy for managing assets and implement industry recognized processes and procedures for equipment management and secure media disposal, which includes erase, destroy, and render unrecoverable all Customer Data within 90 days after any termination of the Agreement. Media will be destroyed and rendered unrecoverable on DocuSign CLM in accordance with the standards identified in the National Institute of Standards’ Guidelines for Media Sanitization, SP800-88.
7. BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY
7.1 Continuity Plan. DocuSign will maintain a written business continuity and disaster recovery plan that addresses the availability of DocuSign CLM (“Continuity Plan”). The Continuity Plan will include elements such as: (a) crisis management, plan and team activation, event and communication process documentation; (b) business recovery, alternative site locations, and call tree testing; and (c) infrastructure, technology, system(s) details, recovery activities, and identification of the Personnel and teams required for such recovery. DocuSign will, at a minimum, conduct a test of the Continuity Plan on an annual basis.
7.2 DocuSign CLM Continuity. DocuSign’s production architecture for DocuSign CLM is designed to perform secure replication in near real-time to multiple active systems in geographically distributed and physically secure data centers. DocuSign will ensure that: (a) infrastructure systems for DocuSign CLM have been designed to eliminate single points of failure and to minimize the impact of anticipated environmental risks; (b) each data center supporting DocuSign CLM includes full redundancy and fault tolerance infrastructure for electrical, cooling, and network systems; and (c) Production Environment servers are enterprise-scale servers with redundant power to ensure maximum uptime and service availability.
7.3 DocuSign CLM Disaster Recovery. In the event of a failure of critical services, DocuSign will restore critical service capability and the production capability of critical information technology infrastructure of DocuSign CLM (including, but not limited to, data centers, hardware, software and power systems, and critical voice, data, and e-commerce communications links). It is DocuSign’s responsibility to cause any of its Subcontractors or outsourcers performing activities that could impact critical processes of DocuSign CLM to have plans in place that meet the same standards as required of DocuSign hereunder. With respect to DocuSign CLM disaster recovery:
(a) DocuSign will promptly respond to Customer’s reasonable requests for information regarding DocuSign’s Continuity Plan, including, but not limited to, answering emails, returning phone calls, and promptly providing requested updates as to any material revisions of such plans.
(b) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Agreement (including this Security Attachment) and without limiting any of DocuSign’s responsibilities thereunder, DocuSign will not be required to provide business continuity or disaster recovery plans for its colocation or data center facilities to Customer. However, publicly available information and references to the capabilities of any such colocation or data center facility will be provided by DocuSign upon request.
(c) DocuSign shall assess and update its Continuity Plan on an annual basis. Such assessments and updates shall consider the nature and extent of the services then being performed by DocuSign in light of then-current business and technology risks. Upon Customer’s request (but not more frequently than once in any period of twelve (12) consecutive months), DocuSign shall attest to Customer that it has conducted such an assessment and update of its Continuity Plan.
(d) DocuSign shall conduct comprehensive tests of its Continuity Plan and DocuSign will verify that testing of all critical colocation or data center facility equipment (i.e., power generators and critical IT infrastructure) has been conducted by its colocation or data center facility providers, no less frequently than once in each period of twelve (12) consecutive months. DocuSign’s Continuity Plan shall provide for remediation of any deficiencies discovered during any such Continuity Plan testing within timeframes reasonably commensurate with the level of risk posed by the deficiency.
(e) The internal and independent audit reports described in Section 9.1 (Independent Assurances) will evidence or report on the execution of DocuSign’s Continuity Plan tests and any resulting remedial actions.
(f) Upon experiencing an applicable material business disruption involving DocuSign CLM, DocuSign will promptly invoke and execute its Continuity Plan and, except as otherwise provided in the applicable Continuity Plan, DocuSign will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly notify Customer’s DocuSign CLM Account Administrators of the issue.
8. INCIDENT RESPONSE AND BREACH NOTIFICATION
8.1 General. DocuSign will maintain a tested incident response program, which will be managed and run by DocuSign’s dedicated Global Incident Response Team. DocuSign’s Global Incident Response Team will operate to a mature framework that includes incident management and breach notification policies and associated processes. DocuSign’s incident response program will include, at a minimum, initial detection, initial tactical response, initial briefing, incident briefing, refined response, communication and message, formal containment, formal incident report, and post mortem/trend analysis.
8.2 Breach Notification. Unless notification is delayed by the actions or demands of a law enforcement agency, DocuSign shall report to Customer any unlawful access or unauthorized acquisition, use, or disclosure of Customer Data persisted in DocuSign CLM (a “Data Breach”) following determination by DocuSign that a Data Breach has occurred. DocuSign’s obligation to report a Data Breach under this Security Attachment is not and will not be construed as an acknowledgement by DocuSign of any fault or liability of DocuSign with respect to such Data Breach.
8.3 Breach Response. DocuSign shall take reasonable measures to mitigate the cause of any Data Breach and shall take reasonable corrective measures to prevent future Data Breaches. As information is collected or otherwise becomes available to DocuSign and unless prohibited by law, DocuSign shall provide information regarding the nature and consequences of the Data Breach that are reasonably requested to allow Customer to notify affected individuals, government agencies, and/or credit bureaus. Due to the encryption configuration and security controls associated with DocuSign CLM, DocuSign may not have access to or know the nature of the information contained within Customer’s eDocuments or Customer Data and, as such, the Parties acknowledge that it may not be possible for DocuSign to provide Customer with a description of the type of information or the identity of individuals who may be affected by a Data Breach. Customer is solely responsible for determining whether to notify impacted individuals and for providing such notice, and for determining if regulatory bodies or enforcement commissions applicable to Customer or Customer’s use of DocuSign CLM need to be notified of a Data Breach.
9. INDEPENDENT ASSURANCES AND AUDITS
9.1 Independent Assurances. DocuSign uses independent external auditors to verify the adequacy of its Information Security Program. Upon Customer’s reasonable written request, DocuSign will provide Customer with third-party attestations, certifications, and reports relevant to the establishment, implementation, and control of the Information Security Program, including DocuSign’s ISO 27001 certification, DSS certification, and Service Organization Controls (SOC) reports.
9.2 Regulatory Audit. If Customer’s governmental regulators require that Customer perform an on-site audit of DocuSign’s Information Security Program, as supported by evidence provided by Customer, Customer may at Customer’s expense, either through itself or a third-party independent contractor selected by Customer, conduct an on-site audit of DocuSign’s Information Security Program, including DocuSign’s data centers and corporate facilities relevant to the security of Customer Data (“Regulatory Audit”). Customer must submit any requests for an onsite Regulatory Audit to its DocuSign account management representative, who will work with DocuSign’s internal teams to schedule such audit. If a Regulatory Audit requires the equivalent of more than one business day of Personnel’s time to support such audit, DocuSign may, at its discretion, charge Customer an audit fee at DocuSign’s then-current rates, which will be made available to Customer upon request, for each day thereafter.
9.3 Audit for Data Breach. Following a Data Breach, DocuSign will, upon Customer’s written request, promptly engage a third-party independent auditor, selected by DocuSign and at DocuSign’s expense, to conduct an on-site audit of DocuSign’s Information Security Program, including DocuSign’s data centers and corporate facilities relevant to the security of Customer Data. DocuSign will promptly provide Customer with the report of such audit.
9.4 Conditions of Audit.
(a) Audits conducted pursuant to this Security Attachment must: (i) be conducted during reasonable times and be of reasonable duration; (ii) not unreasonably interfere with DocuSign’s day-to-day operations; and (iii) be conducted under mutually agreed upon terms and in accordance with DocuSign’s security policies and procedures. DocuSign reserves the right to limit an audit of configuration settings, sensors, monitors, network devices and equipment, files, or other items if DocuSign, in its reasonable discretion, determines that such an audit may compromise the security of DocuSign CLM or the data of other DocuSign customers. Customer’s audit rights do not include penetration testing or active vulnerability assessments of the Production Environment or DocuSign Systems within their scope.
(b) In the event that Customer conducts an audit through a third-party independent contractor, such independent contractor must enter into a non-disclosure agreement containing confidentiality provisions substantially similar to those set forth in the Agreement to protect DocuSign’s confidential information.
(c) Customer must promptly provide DocuSign with any audit, security assessment, compliance assessment reports, and associated findings prepared by it or its third-party contractors for comment and input prior to formalization and/or sharing such information with a third party.
9.5 Remediation and Response Timeline. If any audit performed pursuant to this Security Attachment reveals or identifies any non-compliance by DocuSign of its obligations under the Security Attachment, then (a) DocuSign will work to correct such issues; and (b) Customer may request feedback and information regarding corrective and remedial actions taken in relation to such audit for no more than sixty (60) days after the date upon which such audit was conducted.