One of the key benefits of using Microsoft's Common Data Service is its highly customizable and robust permissions settings. With CDS, you can design a functional system tailored to your business. In order to do that, however, you need to understand the building blocks of this security architecture. Follow along for for a basic understanding of everybody's favorite topic: security! In this blog, I will be covering the standard security model in CDS. In a later blog, I will cover hierarchy security.