AWS achieves HDS certification to three additional Regions
We’re excited to announce that three additional AWS Regions—Asia Pacific (Korea), Europe (London), and Europe (Stockholm)—have been granted the Health Data Hosting (Hébergeur de Données de Santé, HDS) certification. This alignment with the HDS requirements demonstrates our continued commitment to adhere to the heightened expectations for cloud service providers. AWS customers who handle personal health data can be hosted in the AWS Cloud certified Regions with confidence.
The following 16 Regions are now in scope of this certification:
- US East (Ohio)
- US East (Northern Virginia)
- US West (Northern California)
- US West (Oregon)
- Asia Pacific (Mumbai)
- Asia Pacific (Korea)
- Asia Pacific (Singapore)
- Asia Pacific (Sydney)
- Asia Pacific (Tokyo)
- Canada (Central)
- Europe (Frankfurt)
- Europe (Ireland)
- Europe (London)
- Europe (Paris)
- Europe (Stockholm)
- South America (Sao Paulo)
Introduced by the French governmental agency for health, Agence Française de la Santé Numérique (ASIP Santé), HDS certification aims to strengthen the security and protection of personal health data. Achieving this certification demonstrates that AWS provides a framework for technical and governance measures to secure and protect personal health data, governed by French law.
AWS was evaluated and certified by independent third-party auditors on June 30, 2022. The Certificate of Compliance demonstrating the AWS compliance status is available on the Agence du Numérique en Santé (ANS) website and through AWS Artifact. AWS Artifact is a self-service portal for on-demand access to AWS compliance reports. Sign in to AWS Artifact in the AWS Management Console, or learn more at Getting Started with AWS Artifact.
For up-to-date information, including when additional Regions are added, see the AWS Compliance Program, and choose HDS.
AWS strives to continuously bring services into scope of its compliance programs to help you meet your architectural and regulatory needs. Please reach out to your AWS account team if you have questions or feedback about HDS compliance.
To learn more about our compliance and security programs, see AWS Compliance Programs. As always, we value your feedback and questions; reach out to the AWS Compliance team through the Contact Us page.
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