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Wickr for Government achieves FedRAMP Ready designation

AWS is pleased to announce that Wickr for Government (WickrGov) has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Ready status at the Moderate Impact Level, and is actively working toward FedRAMP Authorized status. FedRAMP is a US government-wide program that promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the federal government by providing a […]

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AWS HITRUST Inheritance: What customers should know

As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) customer, you don’t have to assess the controls that you inherit from the AWS HITRUST Validated Assessment Questionnaire, because AWS already has completed HITRUST assessment using version 9.4 in 2021. You can deploy your environments onto AWS and inherit our HITRUST CSF certification, provided that you use only in-scope […]

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AWS and the UK rules on operational resilience and outsourcing

Financial institutions across the globe use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to transform the way they do business. Regulations continue to evolve in this space, and we’re working hard to help customers proactively respond to new rules and guidelines. In many cases, the AWS Cloud makes it simpler than ever before to assist customers with their compliance […]

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AWS HITRUST Shared Responsibility Matrix version 1.2 now available

The latest version of the AWS HITRUST Shared Responsibility Matrix is now available to download. Version 1.2 is based on HITRUST MyCSF version 9.4[r2] and was released by HITRUST on April 20, 2022. AWS worked with HITRUST to update the Shared Responsibility Matrix and to add new controls based on MyCSF v9.4[r2]. You don’t have […]

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AWS User Guide to Financial Services Regulations and Guidelines in Switzerland and FINMA workbooks publications

AWS is pleased to announce the publication of the AWS User Guide to Financial Services Regulations and Guidelines in Switzerland whitepaper and workbooks. This guide refers to certain rules applicable to financial institutions in Switzerland, including banks, insurance companies, stock exchanges, securities dealers, portfolio managers, trustees and other financial entities which are overseen (directly or […]

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AWS publishes PiTuKri ISAE3000 Type II Attestation Report for Finnish customers

Feb. 14, 2022: We’ve added Finnish version of the post. Finnish version Gaining and maintaining customer trust is an ongoing commitment at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our customers’ industry security requirements drive the scope and portfolio of compliance reports, attestations, and certifications we pursue. AWS is pleased to announce the issuance of the Criteria to […]

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2021 FINMA ISAE 3000 Type 2 attestation report for Switzerland now available on AWS Artifact

AWS is pleased to announce the issuance of a second Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) ISAE 3000 Type 2 attestation report. The latest report covers the period from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021, with a total of 141 AWS services and 23 global AWS Regions included in the scope. A full list of certified services […]

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AWS achieves Spain’s ENS High certification across 149 services

Gaining and maintaining customer trust is an ongoing commitment at Amazon Web Services (AWS). We continually add more services to our ENS certification scope. This helps to assure public sector organizations in Spain that want to build secure applications and services on AWS that the expected ENS certification security standards are being met. ENS certification […]

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Announcing the AWS Security and Privacy Knowledge Hub for Australia and New Zealand

Cloud technology provides organizations across Australia and New Zealand with the flexibility to adapt quickly and scale their digital presences up or down in response to consumer demand. In 2021 and beyond, we expect to see cloud adoption continue to accelerate as organizations of all sizes realize the agility, operational, and financial benefits of moving […]

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AWS achieves its first ISMAP certification in Japan

Earning and maintaining customer trust is an ongoing commitment at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our customers’ industry security requirements drive the scope and portfolio of the compliance reports, attestations, and certifications we pursue. We’re excited to announce that AWS has achieved certification under the Information System Security Management and Assessment Program (ISMAP) program, effective from March […]

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