FedRAMP Compliance Update: AWS GovCloud (US) Region Receives a JAB-Issued FedRAMP High Baseline P-ATO for Three New Services
Three new services in the AWS GovCloud (US) region have received a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). JAB issued the authorization at the High baseline, which enables US government agencies and their service providers the capability to use these services to process the government’s most sensitive unclassified data, including Personal Identifiable Information (PII), Protected Health Information (PHI), Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), criminal justice information (CJI), and financial data.
On January 5, 2017, JAB assessed and authorized the following AWS services at the FedRAMP High baseline in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region:
By achieving this milestone, our FedRAMP-authorized service offering now enables you to quickly and easily develop databases to not only manage data but also to secure and monitor access.