ChatGuard iMessage

In today’s digital world, where messaging apps have become an integral part of our lives, it is crucial to understand the regulations and solutions surrounding the retention of iMessage data.

iMessage, Apple’s messaging platform, has gained widespread popularity due to its seamless integration with iOS devices. As a result, it has become a significant means of communication for both personal and professional purposes.

Regulatory Requirements for iMessage Data Retention

The majority of global financial regulators require all client communication to be recorded and archived. Primarily this is to manage insider trading. **In the US, the CFTC and SEC record retention requirements were breached resulting in the unprecedented $1bn penalties in 2021 and 2022 across the tier-one banks.

In the UK, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requires record keeping under their SYSC 9.1 and 10-A legislation and rules. This is the FCA’s MiFID framework from the European MiFID II regulation.

DeepView’s Solution for iMessage Data Retention

DeepView captures iMessages directly. Once users complete the setup, DeepView instantly starts capturing. No iCloud details are needed – it’s simple and efficient.

Data Retention Policy

Data retention that abides to any laws specific to the relevant jurisdiction(s), plus encrypted and secured in accordance with GDPR, ISO 27001 and SOC standards.

Secure Data Storage

Robust and reliable data storage solution including secure encryption and access controls.

Advanced Search

Advanced capabilities, allowing users to quickly find specific messages, conversations, or keywords across their message history.

Export and Backup

Regular backups help ensure the confidentiality and integrity of archived iMessage data.


In compliance with regulatory recording standards (e.g FINRA 17-18) and security requirements (e.g. SEC 10-k) from regulators including:


For more details on specific regulation, please click here to ask a DeepView Divemaster


DeepView’s SaaS license is expanding soon to cover WeChat, LinkedIn monitoring and other recording technologies of public and encrypted digital communications device for both personal and professional devices, current clients given priority to feature requests


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