PII Protector for Jira Release Notes

Version 2.0.3 - July 28, 2023

Dependency security fixes.

Version 2.0.2 - July 25, 2023

Minor bug fixes.

Security fixes.

Scanning environment field.

Version 2.0.1 - November 14, 2022

Minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0 - July 22, 2022

PII detection in attachments.

Version 1.10.4 - February 1, 2022

Fix for JQL restriction in Oracle.

Version 1.10.3 - May 24, 2021

XSS vulnerability fixes.

Capital One credit cards support.

Improved email detection.

Swiss SSN validaton fix.

Improvements in the UI when displaying long content.

Version 1.10.2 - December 24, 2020

Reliability improvements for Data Center.

Configuration caching fix on Data Center.

Swiss SSN detection accuracy improvements.

Version 1.10.1 - November 26, 2020

Performance and reliability improvements.

Increased the max detected PII length to 1000.

Improved UI presentation for long PII.

Improved behavior when behind a proxy.

Specified encoding in CSV export.

Version 1.10.0 - October 2, 2020

Added support for writing detected PII and logs to external files.

Global configuration reset implemented.

Group notification added.

19-digit JCB credit card numbers support added.

Cancellation for encryption update added.

NINO number detection improved.

Only the more widespread PII types enabled by default on fresh installation.

PII Manager project admin access bug fixed.

Improved encryption reliability.

Many minor bugfixes and UI improvements.

Version 1.9.1 - May 2, 2020

Native support for VIN (vehicle identification number) PII type added.

Swedish personnummer validation improved.

Improved insufficient access permissions error messages.

Restoring modified PII before rule deletion.

"DELETED" status renamed to "OBSOLETE" in PII Action Log.

Miscellaneous fixes.

Version 1.9.0 - March 15, 2020

Hiding PII inside email notifications.

Native support for the following PII types added:

  • HIPAA National Provider Identifier (NPI)
  • Medical Record Number (MRN)
  • Dutch BSN / Sofi number
  • Israeli ID number.

Version 1.8.5 - January 20, 2020

Critical fresh installation bug fixed.

Multiple UI bugs fixed.

Version 1.8.4 - January 11, 2020

Non-blocking database schema update implemented.

Minor bugfix for unpopulated JQL restriction.

Improved handling for removed PII.

Asynchronous PII type update/delete processing.

Silent PII action option removed (always enabled now).

Client-side code namespacing improved.

Version 1.8.3 - November 2, 2019

Minor scanning progress bugfixes.

Version 1.8.2 - September 27, 2019

Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.8.1 - August 31, 2019

Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.8.0 - August 28, 2019

Officially certified release for Data Center.

Multiple scanning rules support added.

Many minor fixes and performance improvements.

Version 1.7.0 - May 22, 2019

App storage reworked to improve reliability.

Version 1.6.9 - April 16, 2019

Scanning stability fixes.

Version 1.6.8 - March 13, 2019

Add-on upgrade bugfix.

Version 1.6.7 - February 24, 2019

Jira 8 support.

Version 1.6.6 - February 17, 2019

Bug fixes.

Version 1.6.5 - February 5, 2019

Various scanning reliability and performance improvements.

Version 1.6.4 - November 30, 2018

CSV export added.

Multiple bug fixes.

Version 1.6.3 - October 8, 2018

JQL scope validation fixed.

Version 1.6.2 - September 17, 2018

Built-in VAT PII type added.

Built-in IBAN PII type added.

Compatibility issues for Jira 6.4 fixed.

Version 1.6.1 - August 23, 2018

Fixed treatment for anonymous user access.

Version 1.6.0 - August 13, 2018

Added ability to configure scope for PII detection using JQL.

Added ability to schedule scans using a cron expression.

Added an option to configure load on system resources when scanning.

Version 1.5.5 - July 27, 2018

New built-in PII types: Swiss SSN, Norwegian birth number, Spanish DNI, Czech birth number.

Ability to stop PII scans on demand.

Improved silent mode for updates.

Improved scanning performance.

Better scan progress reporting UI.

Improved postal address detection.

Version 1.5.4 - June 15, 2018

Test tool for custom PII type regular expressions.

Configurable word boundaries in custom type definitions.

Improved detection for addresses.

Ability to restrict PII manipulation UI to system admins only.

Ability to suppress email notifications when PII data is removed from issues.

A bunch of small bugfixes.

Version 1.5.3 - May 10, 2018

Major performance improvements. Full scans got about 10-20 times faster. On top of that, only updated since last scan issues are now re-scanned which saves even more time. And finally, optimized and much faster bulk actions.

Native support for more identification numbers: PESEL (Poland), CPR (Denmark), birth number (Czech Republic).

Support for multiple PII access groups.

A major bugfix for PII encryption at rest.

A major bugfix for manual actions preempted by long scans.

A major bugfix for search inside PII Manager when running on PostgreSQL.

A bugfix for multiline address detection.

Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.5.1 - April 21, 2018

Better support for Republic of Ireland addresses.

Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.5.0 - April 19, 2018

Support for detecting PII in custom fields.

An option to allow access to PII for members of custom group.

An option to enable/disable PII tracking tools for project admins.

Native support for some identification numbers: SIN (Canada), INSEE (France), NINO (UK), HETU (Finland), Personal ID (Sweden).

Improved filtering.

PII scanning status information in PII manager page.

Ability to manually trigger a new full scan.

Ability to bulk-update events across multiple pages.

Ability to manually edit PII directly from PII manager.

PII type specific whitelist patterns.

Improved reliability and robustness.

Version 1.4.2 - April 18, 2018

Compatibility with Jira 7.9.

Backward compatibility baseline for future versions.

Version 1.4.1 - February 24, 2018

Improved record filtering.


Version 1.4.0 - February 16, 2018

Encryption for data at rest supported.

Hiding PII in the PII manager UI implemented.

Custom group for PII management supported.

Support for upto 1000 results per page added.

Data Center locking issues fixed.

Version 1.3.1 - January 25, 2018

Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.3.0 - January 22, 2018

Support for user-defined custom PII types. Should be especially handy for non-US users.

Project-specific PII management available to project admins.

Custom replacement support per PII type added.

Immediate detection for newly introduced PII.

PII is always up to date.

Jira 7.7 support.

Synchronization/locking issues resolved.

Version 1.2.3 - November 16, 2017

Minor bugfixes.

Version 1.2.2 - November 13, 2017

Support for bulk actions improved.

Bugfixes for Oracle and MS SQL Server databases.

Version 1.2.1 - November 2, 2017

Support for bulk actions added.

Multiple bugfixes and usability improvements.

Version 1.2.0 - April 27, 2017

Ability to to search and mask PII within a ticket history added.

Ability to whitelist specific strings added.

Ability to select and clear all projects in filter added.

Version 1.1.2 - January 5, 2017

Support for Jira 7.3 added.

Version 1.1.1 - December 26, 2016

Handling for multi-line PII improved.

Version 1.1.0 - December 17, 2016

IP address detection added.

Configuration UI improved.

Version 1.0.2 - September 19, 2016

Support for Jira 7.2 added.

Minor bugs fixed.

Version 1.0.1 - August 1, 2016

Phone number detection improved.

UK and Canadian addresses detection added.

Support for more credit card types added.

Several minor bugs fixed.

Version 1.0.0 - July 12, 2016

Initial release of the PII protecting add-on for Atlassian Jira. The first and only solution for detecting, protecting and auditing personally identifiable information in Jira.