Slacking on insider threats? Investigative and monitoring approaches to use within Slack to locate bad actors

  • Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 10:30AM EST (27 Jan 2021 15:30 UTC)
  • Speakers: Joseph Pochron, Trey Amick

It no secret that Slack's popularity has exploded in recent years- once dubbed \the email killer", organizations have implemented Slack as an efficient collaboration environment either alongside email, and in some instances, replacing email as their primary internal communication mechanism. 'Although a large portion of communication and file transfers are taking place within Slack, often organizations are missing this crucial evidence during an investigation, either due to a lack of understanding or improper retention. Furthermore, organizations should be taking a proactive investigative approach and onboarding Slack as part of their insider threat program.