Slack access token


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This SIT is also included in the All credentials bundled SIT.


A combination of up to 34 characters consisting of letters, digits, and special characters.


A token prefix (case-sensitive) xoxp-, xoxb-, xoxa-, xoxr-, xoxo-, xoxs-, or xoxe-

A combination of up to 29 characters:

  • 29 a-z (not case-sensitive)
  • 0-9 or hyphens (-)

for example:


Credential example

slack_token= xoxp-abcdef-abcdef-abcdef-abcdef;



SITs that have checksums use a unique calculation to check if the information is valid. This means when the Checksum value is Yes, the service can make a positive detection based on the sensitive data alone. When the Checksum value is No, additional (secondary) elements must also be detected for the service to make a positive detection.

Keyword Highlighting


When keyword highlighting is supported in the contextual summary for a sensitive information type or a trainable classifier, in the Contextual Summary view of activity explorer, the keywords in a document that were matched to a policy are highlighted.


This SIT is designed to match the security information that's used to access Slack platform functionalities (for example Bot tokens, User tokens and App-level tokens).

It uses several primary resources:

  • Patterns of Slack user/bot/workspace token.
  • Patterns of CredentialName, CredentialFeatures, AccountIdentityName, AccountIdentityValue, ResourceType, ResourceName.
  • Patterns of mockup values, redactions, and placeholders.

The patterns are designed to match actual credentials with reasonable confidence. The patterns don't match credentials formatted as examples. Mockup values, redacted values, and placeholders such as credential type or usage descriptions that are in the position where an actual secret value should be present won't be matched.



  • xox