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

Slack and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Slack is committed to partnering with our customers and users to help them prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will take effect on May 25, 2018.

As we approach May 2018, Slack is focused on our GDPR compliance efforts. During this implementation period for the regulation, we are evaluating new requirements and restrictions imposed by the GDPR and will take necessary steps to ensure that we handle customer data in compliance with GDPR by the May 2018 deadline.

To read more about our commitment to GDPR please read our GDPR Policy.

Security features

Data encryption in transit and at rest

SAML-based SSO

SCIM provisioning

Granular app management

Custom message retention

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

(Slack Enterprise Grid only)

Our partners

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Palo Alto Networks logo
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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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SOC 3 Report

Review the independent auditor's public report of Slack's internal controls for security, availability and confidentiality.

Read the SOC 3 report

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Meet Slack’s CSO

Find out what the team is working on in this Q&A with our CSO, Geoff Belknap.

Read about Slack's CSO

Security questions or issues?

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

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