Integrations are an important part of the Salesforce experience, augmenting and automating functionalities of an already powerful platform. At the same time, every additional application connected to Salesforce increases the complexity of the system and introduces new potential security risks that can jeopardize sensitive organizational data.

This guide will help security teams better understand the complexity of Salesforce integration risk. After defining some fundamentals of Salesforce applications and their permission models, we’ll share practical guidance and tools that can help teams more effectively monitor and minimize integration vulnerabilities.

We’ll explore a number of topics in detail, including:

  • What are the different types of Salesforce integrations?
  • How are Salesforce application permissions structured?
  • What can I do to reduce Salesforce integration risk?
  • How can I automate SaaS integration risk management?