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Feature availability Some functions (such as Groups) are only available on certain plans. See pricing plans for more details.
Snyk has a hierarchy that allows you to control access to features such as reports. This hierarchy is as follows:
  • Group: the highest level; for example, the entire company.
  • Organization: the second level of grouping; for example, your team.
  • Projects: the lowest level for individual projects; for example, a container image.

Snyk Groups

Typically, a Snyk group represents the entire company or business division.
Groups can contain multiple organizations, allowing you to collaborate with multiple teams.

Snyk Organizations

Organizations are contained in Groups. Based on your company's requirements, you can define Organizations to represent business areas such as teams, products or environments.
Organizations can contain multiple Projects. For example, if an Organization represents an engineering team, this allows each team to see the applications they are working on.
When you sign up to Snyk using a social login, you have a default organization. Any projects you add appear in this organization by default.

Snyk Projects

Snyk Projects are contained in Organizations.
Projects are contained in Organizations.

Snyk users: member types

Snyk provides four different types of members or users:
  • Collaborator
  • Organization administrator
  • Group member
  • Group administrator
For definitions of the associated permissions, see this information on permissions per role.
Feature availability Group administrators and collaborators are available with Enterprise plans. See pricing plans for more details.

Management tools

Snyk offers a wide range of tools to manage Groups, Organizations, and users.

Enable authentication

Snyk offers API tokens to enable authentication to service accounts or third party tools; see Managing authentication.

Set up Single Sign-On (SSO)

SSO makes authentication and provisioning simple; see Setting up Single Sign-On (SSO) for authentication.

Manage users and permissions

You can manage users and permissions in your groups; See Managing users & permissions.

Manage Groups and Organizations

Learn how Snyk groups and organizations help keep cross-team collaboration seamless; see Managing groups & organizations

Define notifications

You can manage email notifications, for yourself and your organization. See Managing notifications.

Manage settings

Customize your Snyk account for your needs. See Managing settings.
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