Slack Security

Slack Security

Protect Your Users

Because Slack is invite-only, users assume that their workspace is secure. Yet Slack lacks malware scanning, data filtering, and compliance tools that are basic to enterprise security.

In addition to Slack's native Multi-Factor Authentication, more advanced protection is needed. The Avanan Slackbot controls access to data, quarantines malicious content, and informs users of security events.

Simultaneously, a detailed dashboard updates administrators on general usage in Slack. The Avanan Slackbot logs the total number of users, files, shares, links, logins, channels, and threat detections.

Malicious File Detection

Every file is sandboxed before downloading. When zero-day malware or ransomware is discovered, Avanan quarantines the file, performs threat extraction, and alerts the user, who has the option to request file restoration.

Slack Malware Protection
Gartner Peer Insights

A Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Email Security is now providing security for Slack

Avanan protects millions of mailboxes around the world. This global footprint gives our AI and security researchers insight into innovative attack methods designed to compromise cloud environments. The intelligence and usability of the Avanan platform impress customers in all verticals, who awarded Avanan the distinction of Gartner Peer Insights Customer's Choice for Email Security.

Data Leak Protection

DLP security tools detect leaks of PCI, HIPAA, FERPA, PII, and other sensitive information. When necessary, Avanan adds a -classified suffix to the end of confidential messages or files. Flexible workflows determine if the content is quarantined, the user is alerted, and/or the file is encrypted with IRM.

Account Takeover & Insider Threat

The anomaly engine monitors all Slack logins and events for suspicious activity. Avanan alerts the Slack administrator, the affected accounts, and disables the compromised account to prevent the spread of sensitive data, malicious files, and phishing URLs.


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Safe Usage Coaching

DLP security tools detect leaks of PCI, HIPAA, FERPA, PII, and other sensitive information. When necessary, Avanan adds a -classified suffix to the end of confidential messages or files. Flexible workflows determine if the content is quarantined, the user is alerted, and/or the file is encrypted with IRM.

Complete Auditing

The anomaly engine monitors all Slack logins and events for suspicious activity. Avanan alerts the Slack administrator, the affected accounts, and disables the compromised account to prevent the spread of sensitive data, malicious files, and phishing URLs.

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