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Learn about key concepts of Basis Theory's platform.
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Explore the knowledge base about the core concepts, terminology, and FAQ's related to Basis Theory's platform.

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What are Tokens?

Use tokens to secure and share your sensitive data.

What is Search?

Search your data without decrypting it.

What are Token Containers?

Create hierarchies and classifications of your data.

Access Controls

Use granular controls to limit the scope of your data.

What is the Proxy?

Send and receive sensitive data without touching it.

What are Reactors?

Run code against your data in a secure environment.

What are Transactions?

Atomically commit or rollback several token operations as a single unit.

What are Elements?

Collect or reveal sensitive data within your frontend applications.

What are Monthly Active Tokens?

Learn about how tokens are tracked for billing.