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AWS Payment Cryptography is PCI PIN and P2PE certified

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pleased to announce that AWS Payment Cryptography is certified for Payment Card Industry Personal Identification Number (PCI PIN) version 3.1 and as a PCI Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) version 3.1 Decryption Component. With Payment Cryptography, your payment processing applications can use payment hardware security modules (HSMs) that are PCI PIN Transaction […]

2023 H2 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 H2) is now available through AWS Artifact. An independent Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) certified IRAP assessor completed the IRAP assessment of AWS in December 2023. The new IRAP report includes an additional seven AWS services that are now assessed at the […]


Winter 2023 SOC 1 report now available for the first time

We continue to expand the scope of our assurance programs at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and are pleased to announce the first ever Winter 2023 AWS System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1 report. The new Winter SOC report demonstrates our continuous commitment to adhere to the heightened expectations for cloud service providers. The report covers […]

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AWS Customer Compliance Guides now publicly available

The AWS Global Security & Compliance Acceleration (GSCA) Program has released AWS Customer Compliance Guides (CCGs) on the AWS Compliance Resources page to help customers, AWS Partners, and assessors quickly understand how industry-leading compliance frameworks map to AWS service documentation and security best practices. CCGs offer security guidance mapped to 16 different compliance frameworks for more than […]

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AWS completes the 2023 South Korea CSP Safety Assessment Program

We’re excited to announce that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has completed the 2023 South Korea Cloud Service Providers (CSP) Safety Assessment Program, also known as the Regulation on Supervision on Electronic Financial Transactions (RSEFT) Audit Program. The financial sector in South Korea is required to abide by a variety of cybersecurity standards and regulations. Key […]

AWS renews K-ISMS certificate for the AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region

We’re excited to announce that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has successfully renewed certification under the Korea Information Security Management System (K-ISMS) standard (effective from December 16, 2023, to December 15, 2026). The certification assessment covered the operation of infrastructure (including compute, storage, networking, databases, and security) in the AWS Asia Pacific (Seoul) Region. AWS was […]

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2023 C5 Type 2 attestation report available, including two new Regions and 170 services in scope

We continue to expand the scope of our assurance programs at Amazon Web Services (AWS), and we’re pleased to announce that AWS has successfully completed the 2023 Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue (C5) attestation cycle with 170 services in scope. This alignment with C5 requirements demonstrates our ongoing commitment to adhere to the heightened expectations […]

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AWS completes CCAG 2023 community audit for financial services customers in Europe

We’re excited to announce that Amazon Web Services (AWS) has completed its fifth annual Collaborative Cloud Audit Group (CCAG) pooled audit with European financial services institutions under regulatory supervision. At AWS, security is the highest priority. As customers embrace the scalability and flexibility of AWS, we’re helping them evolve security and compliance into key business […]

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Latest PCI DSS v4.0 compliance package available in AWS Artifact

Amazon Web Services is pleased to announce that eight additional AWS services have been added to the scope of our Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) v4.0 certification: AWS AppFabric Amazon Bedrock AWS Clean Rooms AWS HealthImaging AWS IoT Device Defender AWS IoT TwinMaker AWS Resilience Hub AWS User Notifications Coalfire, a third-party […]

Building a security-first mindset: three key themes from AWS re:Invent 2023

AWS re:Invent drew 52,000 attendees from across the globe to Las Vegas, Nevada, November 27 to December 1, 2023. Now in its 12th year, the conference featured 5 keynotes, 17 innovation talks, and over 2,250 sessions and hands-on labs offering immersive learning and networking opportunities. Amazon CSO Stephen Schmidt With dozens of service and feature […]