Data Model

This section provides references to the Snyk data model and the most popular fields. For a complete reference to the Snyk API data fields please see the Snyk API documentation

Snyk Data Model

There are a few core entities and cardinality you should be familiar with in the Snyk API data model. These entities are listed here including a description and URL link to the API documentation.

  • Groups - A collection of organizations in Snyk. Groups contain a Group Id, Members, Service Accounts, etc. Groups aggregate organization information and provide global policies. Customers may have zero, one, or more groups. Groups apply to Snyk Pro and Enterprise customers only.

  • Organizations - A collection of Projects in Snyk, Organizations provide configuration for Access Rights, Policies, Service Accounts, etc. Customers may have one or more organizations per group. Snyk customers using Standard or free plans only have organizations.

  • Project - A project is a package that is actively tracked in Snyk and created as part of an import action. It represents the package manager manifest file that lists the set of dependencies for the application. Customers may have zero, one, or more projects per organization.

  • Issues - A collection of issues in Snyk. Issues include both licensing violations and vulnerabilities and are attached to a specific project. A project may have zero, one, or more issues per project. The issues are the actual scan results that contain the license issues and vulnerabilities.

  • Users - A user represents the person accessing, configuring, or being assigned to Groups, Orgs, or Projects.

  • Integrations - A integration represents the configurations of a specific DevOps tool like SCM or Container Registry. Integrations can also be used to import or remove projects from Snyk.

Snyk Data Mapping

Snyk scan results contain a rich set of metadata about the vulnerabilities discovered. Use table below for a quick reference of the most popular fields and their potential usage inside your platform:

Most Popular Fields