Row-level access security in BigQuery


1 min read

Whether you're an experienced data engineer or just embarking on your cloud data adventure, prioritizing security is crucial.

Here's a quick tour of BigQuery's row-level security features.

Suppose you have the following BigQuery table. Each sales representative should only have access to the data for the country they are catering to.

Let's define a Row-level access policy.

This service account would now only be able to see rows where the country is the US or UK.

Other users (without a Row-level access policy) would see the following:

Deleting a Row-level access policy

This can be done using the following commands:

Thanks for reading!

๐Ÿš€ Delving into BigQuery, Google Cloud and Analytics? Stay connected with me for valuable insights, handy tips, and strategies to effortlessly traverse the vast universe of cloud computing and data analytics!

Found it useful? Subscribe to my Analytics newsletter at