Security at Slack

We take security seriously here at Slack, and we are proud to exceed the industry standard when it comes to protecting your organization.

Security at Slack

Compliance certifications and regulations

EU General Data Protection Regulation

Slack is committed to helping our users understand the rights and obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect on May 25, 2018.

Read Slack's GDPR Policy

Data residency

Data residency for Slack lets organizations choose the country or region where they want to store their encrypted data at rest. And it’s already included in Plus and Enterprise Grid plans.

Find out more on data residency

Security features

Data encryption in transit and at rest

SAML-based SSO

SCIM provisioning

Granular app management

Custom message retention

Slack Enterprise Key Management (Slack EKM) (Add-on for Slack Enterprise Grid)

Support for Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), HIPAA, and e-Discovery

(Slack Enterprise Grid only)

Slack Enterprise Key Management (Slack EKM)

Bring your own keys for complete control and visibility of access to your data in Slack - all with minimal disruption to teamwork and collaboration. Slack EKM is available as an add-on for Slack Enterprise Grid.

Learn more about Slack EKM

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Security whitepaper

Learn about how Slack ensures the security of your data in our care, and how you can best use Slack to improve security at your company.

Read the Security whitepaper

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HIPAA compliance

Review details about configuring and controlling your company’s use of Slack for HIPAA-compliant collaboration.

Learn more about Slack & HIPAA

Security questions or issues?

Read more about Security Practices, Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and GDPR Policy.

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