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Managing people's access to your organization with roles

You can control access to your organizations's settings by giving people organization roles.

Roles in an organization

Organization owners can assign roles to individuals and teams giving them different sets of permissions in the organization.

Maintaining ownership continuity for your organization

Organizations can have more than one organization owner to avoid lapses in ownership.

Managing security managers in your organization

You can give your security team the least access they need to configure and monitor code security for your organization by assigning a team to the security manager role.