AWS Security Blog

Category: Announcements

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AWS renews TISAX certification (Information with Very High Protection Needs (AL3)) across 19 regions

We’re excited to announce the successful completion of the Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX) assessment on June 11, 2024 for 19 AWS Regions. These Regions renewed the Information with Very High Protection Needs (AL3) label for the control domains Information Handling and Data Protection. This alignment with TISAX requirements demonstrates our continued commitment to […]


AWS achieves third-party attestation of conformance with the Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce the successful attestation of our conformance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF), Special Publication 800-218. This achievement underscores our ongoing commitment to the security and integrity of our software supply chain. Executive Order (EO) 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity […]

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Announcing initial services available in the AWS European Sovereign Cloud, backed by the full power of AWS

July 16, 2024: We updated this post to include AWS Wickr on the initial service list. English | French | German | Italian | Spanish Last month, we shared that we are investing €7.8 billion in the AWS European Sovereign Cloud, a new independent cloud for Europe, which is set to launch by the end […]

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ACM will no longer cross sign certificates with Starfield Class 2 starting August 2024

AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) is a managed service that you can use to provision, manage, and deploy public and private TLS certificates for use with Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Amazon CloudFront, Amazon API Gateway, and other integrated AWS services. Starting August 2024, public certificates issued from ACM will terminate at the Starfield Services G2 (G2) root […]

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CISPE Data Protection Code of Conduct Public Register now has 113 compliant AWS services

We continue to expand the scope of our assurance programs at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and are pleased to announce that 113 services are now certified as compliant with the Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe (CISPE) Data Protection Code of Conduct. This alignment with the CISPE requirements demonstrates our ongoing commitment to adhere to the heightened expectations for […]

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AWS HITRUST Shared Responsibility Matrix v1.4.3 for HITRUST CSF v11.3 now available

The latest version of the AWS HITRUST Shared Responsibility Matrix (SRM)—SRM version 1.4.3—is now available. To request a copy, choose SRM version 1.4.3 from the HITRUST website. SRM version 1.4.3 adds support for the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) v11.3 assessments in addition to continued support for previous versions of HITRUST CSF assessments v9.1–v11.2. As […]

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AWS completes Police-Assured Secure Facilities (PASF) audit in the Europe (London) Region

We’re excited to announce that our Europe (London) Region has renewed our accreditation for United Kingdom (UK) Police-Assured Secure Facilities (PASF) for Official-Sensitive data. Since 2017, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Europe (London) Region has been assured under the PASF program. This demonstrates our continuous commitment to adhere to the heightened expectations of customers with […]

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Passkeys enhance security and usability as AWS expands MFA requirements

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is designed to be the most secure place for customers to run their workloads. From day one, we pioneered secure by design and secure by default practices in the cloud. Today, we’re taking another step to enhance our customers’ options for strong authentication by launching support for FIDO2 passkeys as a […]

Application Security at re:Inforce 2024

Application Security at re:Inforce 2024

Join us in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 10–12, 2024, for AWS re:Inforce, a security learning conference where you can enhance your skills and confidence in cloud security, compliance, identity, and privacy. As an attendee, you will have access to hundreds of technical and non-technical sessions, an Expo featuring Amazon Web Services (AWS) experts and AWS […]

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AWS completes the 2024 Cyber Essentials Plus certification

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce the successful renewal of the United Kingdom Cyber Essentials Plus certification. The Cyber Essentials Plus certificate is valid for one year until March 22, 2025. Cyber Essentials Plus is a UK Government–backed, industry-supported certification scheme intended to help organizations demonstrate controls against common cyber security threats. An […]