Three tips for collaborating safely in Slack

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Critical business discussions are increasingly taking place in online spaces like Slack, even if employees mostly work in the office. While Slack can boost productivity by removing friction from collaboration and decision-making, it also introduces new vulnerabilities and challenges for security and governance teams. Companies should treat Slack as they would any other sensitive asset and establish best practices for access, such as multi-factor authentication (MFA) for all users. Three tips for securely collaborating in Slack include knowing who your admins are, understanding the external user permissions, and ensuring visibility and control of all accounts provisioned to Slack. Integrating Slack with a platform like Veza can help manage these aspects effectively.


Date published
Feb. 22, 2023

Kale Bogdanovs

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