AWS Services in Scope by Compliance Program

— Dubai Electronic Security Centre (DESC) Cloud Service Provider (CSP) Security Standard

We include generally available services in the scope of our compliance efforts based on the expected use case, feedback and demand. If a service is not currently listed as in scope of the most recent assessment, it does not mean that you cannot use the service. It is part of the shared responsibility for your organization to determine the nature of the data. Based on the nature of what you are building on AWS, you should determine if the service will process or store customer data and how it will or will not impact the compliance of your customer data environment.

We encourage you to discuss your workload objectives and goals with your AWS account team; they will be able to evaluate your proposed use case and architecture, and how our security and compliance processes overlay that architecture. Need to connect with an AWS business representative? 

This webpage provides a list of AWS Services in Scope of AWS assurance programs. Unless specifically excluded, generally available features of each of the services are considered in scope of the assurance programs, and are reviewed and tested at the next opportunity for assessment. Refer to the AWS Documentation for the features of an AWS service.

= This service is currently in scope and is reflected in current reports. For more specific details on status, please refer to each compliance program tab below.


Click here for full list of services covered under the AWS compliance programs.

DESC CSP Security Standard
SERVICES / PROGRAMS  Region Middle East (UAE)
Amazon API Gateway 
Amazon Aurora 
Amazon CloudFront 
Amazon CloudWatch 
Amazon DynamoDB 
Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling 
Amazon ElastiCache 
Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) 
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) 
Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) 
Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) 
Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) 
Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) 
Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) 
Amazon EventBridge 
Amazon GuardDuty 
Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose 
Amazon Kinesis Data Streams 
Amazon MQ 
Amazon OpenSearch Service 
Amazon Redshift 
Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) 
Amazon Route 53 
Amazon SageMaker 
Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) 
Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) 
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) 
Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF) 
Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 
AWS Artifact 
AWS Certificate Manager 
AWS Chatbot 
AWS Cloud Map 
AWS CloudFormation 
AWS CloudTrail 
AWS CodeDeploy 
AWS Config 
AWS DataSync 
AWS Database Migration Service 
AWS Direct Connect 
AWS Directory Service 
AWS Fargate 
AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) 
AWS IoT Core 
AWS IoT Device Management 
AWS Key Management Service 
AWS Lambda 
AWS Marketplace 
AWS Organizations 
AWS Personal Health Dashboard 
AWS Private Certificate Authority 
AWS PrivateLink 
AWS Resource Access Manager (RAM) 
AWS Secrets Manager 
AWS Step Functions 
AWS Storage Gateway 
AWS Support 
AWS Systems Manager 
AWS X-Ray 
Elastic Load Balancing 

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