Posted On: Jan 31, 2024

Starting today, AWS Control Tower is authorized for Department of Defense Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide Impact Levels 4 and 5 (DoD SRG IL4 and IL5) in the AWS GovCloud (US-East and US-West) Regions.

AWS Control Tower offers the easiest way to set up and govern a secure, multi-account AWS environment. It simplifies AWS experiences by orchestrating multiple AWS services on your behalf while maintaining the security and compliance needs of your organization. You can set up a multi-account AWS environment within 30 minutes or less.

Today’s launch builds on AWS Control Tower’s existing FedRamp High categorization level as well as numerous compliance programs and standards, including HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard), ISO (International Organization for Standardization), SOC 1, 2, and 3 (System and Organization Controls). To learn more, visit the AWS Control Tower homepage or see the AWS Control Tower User Guide.