Mattermost.com offers many security features to help secure the private cloud communications. The main features of the application are: Mattermost is able to run behind the firewall of your system and act as a single Linux binary with MySQL or PostgreSQL. Mattermost mobile apps are part of Mattermost.com and can be installed to any of the internal enterprise app stores by source code and push notification service. Alternatively, VPN clients on any PC or mobile devices are also available outside any private network, however, Mattermost mobile app can run efficiently without VPN, this can be done by opening standard ports on the server of mattermost such as 443 or 80. Using this configuration, one can use iOS and Android applications provided by Mattermost.com.
The security of the mattermost mobile app can manage the users, teams and also access control and other system settings in a web-based system that is console user interface. The transmission security is enabled by mattermost.com efficiently as it supports TLS encryption and uses AES-256 with 2048-bit RSA on all the transmitted data. The encryption within the database is not offered by mattermost in order to enable the user to search and compliance the reporting of message histories.
Mattermost app stores the entire history of messages along with all the files uploaded or downloaded. It also stores the edits and deletion of any messages. The deleted messages are removed from the interface of the user but are retained within the mattermost database. The server logs either output or archives can be saved into a directory of the user’s choice. Mattermost database provides Ad hoc compliance reports of all the messages of the user, data ranges, and other keywords. Other authentication safeguards can be controlled by mattermost.com application. One can remotely retract the user sessions across the web, other mobile devices and also native desktop apps. Also, through the command line or system console, one can retract the user passwords.