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Category: Announcements

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AWS achieves QI2/QC2 qualification to host critical data and workloads from the Italian Public Administration

Amazon Web Service (AWS) is pleased to announce that it has achieved the QI2/QC2 qualification level, set out by the Italian National Cybersecurity Agency (ACN) in Determination No. 307/2022, for AWS cloud infrastructure and 130 AWS cloud services. The scope of this qualification level includes the management of Critical data and workloads for Italian public […]

2023 H1 IRAP report is now available on AWS Artifact for Australian customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is excited to announce that a new Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) report (2023 H1) is now available through AWS Artifact. An independent Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) certified IRAP assessor completed the IRAP assessment of AWS in August 2023. The new IRAP report includes an additional six AWS services, as well as the new AWS […]

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AWS achieves HDS certification in two additional Regions

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce that two additional AWS Regions—Middle East (UAE) and Europe (Zurich)—have been granted the Health Data Hosting (Hébergeur de Données de Santé, HDS) certification, increasing the scope to 20 global AWS Regions. The Agence Française de la Santé Numérique (ASIP Santé), the French governmental agency for health, introduced […]

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AWS achieves ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 certification for AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) and (Hyderabad) Regions

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is proud to announce the successful completion of the ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 certification for the AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) and (Hyderabad) Regions in India. The scope of the ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 certification is limited to the IT Service Management System (ITSMS) of AWS India Data Center (DC) Operations that supports the delivery of […]

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Accelerating JVM cryptography with Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider 2

Earlier this year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) released Amazon Corretto Crypto Provider (ACCP) 2, a cryptography provider built by AWS for Java virtual machine (JVM) applications. ACCP 2 delivers comprehensive performance enhancements, with some algorithms (such as elliptic curve key generation) seeing a greater than 13-fold improvement over ACCP 1. The new release also brings […]

Discover the benefits of AWS WAF advanced rate-based rules

Discover the benefits of AWS WAF advanced rate-based rules

In 2017, AWS announced the release of Rate-based Rules for AWS WAF, a new rule type that helps protect websites and APIs from application-level threats such as distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, brute force log-in attempts, and bad bots. Rate-based rules track the rate of requests for each originating IP address and invokes a […]

161 AWS services achieve HITRUST certification

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) HITRUST Compliance Team is excited to announce that 161 AWS services have been certified for the HITRUST CSF version 11.0.1 for the 2023 cycle. The full list of AWS services, which were audited by a third-party assessor and certified under the HITRUST CSF, is now available on our Services in […]


Spring 2023 SOC reports now available in Spanish

Spanish version » We continue to listen to our customers, regulators, and stakeholders to understand their needs regarding audit, assurance, certification, and attestation programs at Amazon Web Services (AWS). We’re pleased to announce that Spring 2023 System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 reports are now available in Spanish. These translated […]

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AWS launched a Landing Zone for the Baseline Informatiebeveiliging Overheid (BIO) and is issued a certificate for the BIO Thema-uitwerking Clouddiensten

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve launched a Landing Zone for the Baseline Informatiebeveiliging Overheid (BIO) framework to support our Dutch customers in their compliance needs with the BIO framework. We also demonstrated compliance with the BIO Thema-uitwerking Clouddiensten. This alignment with the BIO Thema-uitwerking Clouddiensten requirements demonstrates our continuous commitment to adhere to the […]

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AWS re:Inforce 2023: Key announcements and session highlights

Thank you to everyone who participated in AWS re:Inforce 2023, both virtually and in-person. The conference featured a lineup of over 250 engaging sessions and hands-on labs, in collaboration with more than 80 AWS partner sponsors, over two days of immersive cloud security learning. The keynote was delivered by CJ Moses, AWS Chief Information Security […]