Collaboration networks such as Slack, Yammer, and Chatter create important digital workspaces in which employees can communicate, share ideas, share code, manage projects, and sustain conversation threads. Slack, which started as a platform for development teams, now has 8 million active users, including 3 million in the enterprise. Slack is being adopted by many other departments, including marketing, sales, HR, and partner channels.
Bad actors can create impostor accounts and impersonate executives or employees for malicious purposes.
Malicious Message Content
Any content posted to a cloud channel has the potential to do harm to the organization. This could range from hate speech to phishing links and other malicious websites.