Salesforce Security Model
Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:17PM

Sometimes it helps to have a picture to put with what you are reading. Below is a handy little diagram that outlines the FLS (Field Level Security), Sharing and CRUD that makeup the Salesforce security model.

CRUD - Create, read, update, delete. Which objects the user can see in Salesforce.

Field Level Security (FLS) - which fields on a record can the see or edit

Sharing Rules - which specific records are visible to the users.

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