It's very important to secure your data stored in JIRA. There could be several client projects in JIRA whose information cannot be shared with other teams. JIRA can also be accessed by your clients and it becomes more important to hide other projects from your clients and only give them access to the projects relevant to them. In Chapter 4, Customizing JIRA for Test Management, we discussed how a project can be accessed only by users of a specific group.
JIRA comes with an amazing permission system, which allows configuration at a granular level. JIRA has three types of permissions. These are:
Global permissions: These permissions apply to the whole JIRA instance. Permissions such as who can log in and who will be the JIRA administrator can be configured here.
Project permissions: These permissions apply to a specific project. Permissions such as who can access the project, create issues, and close issues can be configured here.
Issue security levels: These permissions...