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Slack Connector

Getting started with Slack connector

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About Slack

Slack is a digital workplace collaboration tool that facilitates communication among team members. It is a very popular platform for businesses, organizations, and groups looking to streamline their internal communication and project management. Slack provides various features designed to improve productivity and teamwork.

Why integrate Slack into the Vulcan platform?

Integrating Slack with the Vulcan Platform through the Slack Connector offers a streamlined approach to enhance collaboration and efficiency in vulnerability remediation processes. The integration with Slack allows you to directly post and share vulnerabilities and asset information manually or automatically to selected Slack channels, centralizing communication for better collaboration. This integration allows you to notify your team instantly about vulnerabilities, facilitating quick and collaborative remediation efforts.

Slack Connector Details

Supported products



Integration type

UNI directional (data is transferred from the Connector to the Vulcan Platform in one direction)

Supported version and type

SaaS (latest)

Connector Setup


Before you begin configuring the Connector, make sure you have the following:

  • Slack Webhook URL: The webhook URL of the channel you want to send messages to. Click here to learn how to generate webhook URLs.

    Note: Each webhook is for a single channel. If you wish to post messages to multiple Slack channels, you need to set up a Slack Connector for each channel.

Configuring the Slack Connector

  1. Log in to your Vulcan Cyber dashboard and go to Connectors.

  2. Click on Add a Connector.

  3. Click on the Slack icon.

  4. Enter the Slack Webhook URL.

  5. Click Create.

Sharing Vulnerability Data to Slack Channels

Share a Single or Multiple Vulnerabilities

  1. Navigate to the Vulnerabilities page.

  2. Select the relevant vulnerability(ies) and click Take Action.

  3. Under the Share option, choose Slack.

  4. Select the desired Slack channel (configured via the connector name) to post the message.

  5. Enter a Message and a Note (optional)

  6. Click Share to send the details of the vulnerability directly to the chosen Slack channel.

Note: This action can also be performed directly from the Vulnerability card by selecting a vulnerability.

Automating Slack Notifications

  1. Create a Playbook and select the Remediation Action: Post to Slack channel.

  2. Pick the Slack channel for your message.

  3. Click Save to automate postings about vulnerabilities to Slack, enhancing prompt response and remediation.

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