Posted On: Aug 17, 2011

Article Excerpt: "AWS GovCloud is physically and logically accessible by U.S. citizens only, so government agencies can now manage more heavily regulated data in a secure environment while remaining compliant with strict federal requirements, the officials said."

"GovCloud offers the same high level of security as other AWS cloud services, including the Federal Information Security Management security controls, Federal Information Processing 140-2 compliant endpoints, SAS-70, International Standards Organization 27001, and Payment Card Data Security Standard Level 1. AWS also provides an environment that enables agencies to comply with Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act regulations."

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