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Safe, secure, and private

Enterprise-grade security, state-of-the-art encryption, advanced identity management, admin controls, and much more. Everything in Linear is designed to keep your data safe and secure. Because your business is nobody else’s business.

Safe and secure

Peace of mind-as-a-service

Linear is built with best-in-class security practices to keep your work safe and secure at every layer. This includes state-of-the-art encryption, safe and reliable infrastructure partners, and independently verified security controls.

Four security related icons against a gray gradient background.

SOC 2 Type II certification

Linear’s high bar for security standards and policies has been independently verified in a SOC 2 Type II audit.

Audit Logs
Plus Feature

Linear automatically tracks events related to account access, subscriptions, and setting changes including the IP and country of the actor. All audit logs are retained for 90 days.

Admin controls
Standard Feature

Restrict access to system-level privileges.

App approvals
Plus Feature

Control which third-party applications have access to your Linear workspace and workspace information.

Reliable and secure infrastructure partners

Linear uses Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and hosts services within its own secure cloud environment.

Identity management

Keep an eye on your work. And keep other eyes out.

Linear offers multiple ways to login as well as options to restrict login methods for added security.

The Linear login screen, with buttons to authenticate with Google, Email, and SAML SSO.

Single sign-on (SSO)

Users can authenticate into Linear using Google SSO or login via email with email codes. Plus plan users can restrict login to only Google SSO.

Plus Feature

Linear offers SAML for Plus plan users and supports most identity providers (Okta, OneLogin, LastPass, Auth0, Bitum, and others).

Login restrictions
Plus Feature

Non-SAML users can restrict which login methods are allowed in their workspace for added security (Google SSO or email logins).

Enterprise Feature

Provision and deprovision users in Linear through your identity provider.

Domain claiming
Plus Feature

Add an extra layer of security and keep your teammates in the right workspace by claiming a domain.


Designed to protect your work

A private team called "Secret team" in the Linear sidebar, with a lock icon.

Data encryption

Linear forces HTTPS on all connections and encrypts data in-transit with TLS 1.2. All data at-rest is secured using AES 256-bit encryption.

Private teams
Standard Feature

Create private teams for work that should only be accessed by certain workspace members.

Guest accounts
Standard Feature

Invite contractors, external stakeholders, or other members with limited workspace access.

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