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Mitigating Sensitive Data-Related Risks via Foundational Technical Review (FTR) for SaaS Solutions

Most SaaS solutions which undergo an AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) ingest, manage, and store sensitive data. The FTR is a review based on the AWS Well-Architected Framework and enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in their solutions. Learn how to manage and secure sensitive data within their SaaS solutions with a focus on addressing requirements related to PII or PHI requirements in the Foundational Technical Review.

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New Foundational Technical Review Process for Partner Hosted Solutions

The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) helps identify and mitigate technical risks in solutions built by AWS ISV Partners. The FTR focuses on a subset of AWS Well-Architected best practices and defines objective criteria for each requirement. In October 2021, we updated the FTR process for Partner Hosted solutions to make it faster, easier, and more accurate than before. In this post, learn how the updated FTR process works, benefits of the new process, and how you can get started.

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New AWS ISV Partner Path Helps Expedite Your Engagement with Amazon Web Services

Beginning in January 2021, any AWS Partner with a software solution that runs on or is integrated with AWS can join the new AWS ISV Partner Path. This provides a new and simplified Partner experience designed to accelerate the engagement ISVs have with AWS. It does so through prescriptive guidance, curated programs, funding benefits, and co-selling support. Among other benefits, AWS ISV Partner Path removes APN tier requirements for ISVs, while retaining their eligibility for programs such AWS Competency.

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New AWS Foundational Technical Review Lens Helps Partners Unlock Benefits to Differentiate and Co-Sell with AWS

The AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR), formerly known as the Technical Baseline Review, enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in products or solutions. With the new FTR Lens in the AWS Well-Architected Tool, AWS Partners can review a workload against each FTR requirement and select the best practices they are following. Once complete, AWS Partners receive an improvement plan on how to mitigate risks.