Communicate securely, even at scale

Mattermost offers an enterprise messaging workspace that helps regulated, privacy-conscious organizations meet their ever-changing compliance needs. Privacy-conscious organizations, such as those dealing with intellectual property and national security, trust Mattermost to ensure communications happen in a safe and secure environment.


“When we were looking for a highly secure, easy-to-deploy solution to manage communications for a robust command center, Mattermost exceeded our expectations and enabled us to replicate the functions of a well-funded operations center at a fraction of the cost. We were dealing with incredibly sensitive information and the security capabilities of Mattermost were exactly what we needed.

vince crisler

Vince CrislerPartner at Fortalice Solutions


Secure and private communication with Mattermost

Mattermost offers the industry’s most private and secure instant messaging capabilities across all devices. Customers using Mattermost increase their agility and efficiency by bringing all team communication into one place—under extreme security. Mattermost addresses the most challenging private messaging security needs by offering the following:


  • AICPA SOC2 Type 1

  • AICPA SOC2 Type 2 (2021)


Security architecture and practices

  • Encryption in transit

  • Encryption at rest

  • Network and security hardening

  • System monitoring

  • Annual penetration testing

  • Bug bounty program and Responsible Disclosure Policy

  • Manual and automated source code reviews

  • PCI-compliant payment processing with Stripe

  • Continual Commitment to the principles of GDPR and CCPA

Mattermost Self-Managed Deployments

  • Secure, on-premises installation in your data center with layered security options (e.g, SSL, VPN and DMZ)

  • Internally controlled data storage on a database that you own (MySQL or PostgreSQL)

  • Operation behind your firewall or in your private cloud such as Azure or AWS; no need to send Active Directory data over a public network

  • Keep integration connections private for tools like Jenkins, Git, and Zoom (750+ integrations)

Mattermost Cloud Enterprise

  • Dedicated Kubernetes cluster, fully isolated from other customers

  • The Kubernetes cluster provides all the resources required to run the Mattermost application and is fully managed by Mattermost to the highest security standards, including data encryption at rest and in transit

  • Pre-configured clusters are “secure by default,” based on industry best practices including encryption, TLS certificates lifecycle management, and automatic security updates

Identity & Device Management Controls

  • Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

  • Session duration configuration

  • User and group provisioning via Active Directory and LDAP

  • SAML-based single sign-on (SSO)

  • Certificate-based authentication (CBA)

  • Enterprise mobile management (EMM)

  • Block message copy and file download

  • Minimum app version

Data Protection & Information Governance:

  • Global retention policies

  • Compliance exports

  • Role-based access control with custom permissions

  • Custom terms of service (TOS)

  • Block message contents from appearing in mobile application notifications


Case study

For a creative studio like LAIKA, intellectual property is the entire business. It’s critical for a studio to maintain total control over its pre-release assets, such as scripts and storylines, characters, artwork, and other elements that make a film unique and compelling. Learn how LAIKA uses Mattermost to keep its critical communication private and secure.

Read how Mattermost worked for Laika

Community Apps

Community apps and integrations

Open source code integrations developed by the Mattermost community are available for download, customization and deployment to private cloud or on-premises infrastructure. Mattermost connects to hundreds of third-party applications and systems.

Learn more

Technical guides and documents

Technical Guides and Documents

Read our various user, administration and developer guides to get a deeper understanding of how Mattermost works. The resource page offers every insight into why Mattermost is a vital open source devops tool if you want to increase developer productivity.

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Join the world’s best companies on Mattermost

  • Samsung
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • SAS
  • CERN

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