Esquema Nacional de Seguridad High
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is Esquema Nacional de Seguridad High certified. This certification establishes security standards that apply to all government agencies and public organizations in Spain, and service providers on which the public services are dependent on.
Which AWS regions are covered by the ENS High certification?
Europe (Dublin, Ireland) and Europe (Frankfurt, Germany)
Which AWS services are covered by the ENS High certification?
What is the ENS High certification?
The ENS (Esquema Nacional de Seguridad) accreditation scheme has been developed by the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration and the CCN (National Cryptologic Centre). This comprises of basic principles and minimum requirements necessary for the adequate protection of information.
To achieve ENS High certification, AWS was successfully audited by an accredited independent assessor. Due to the regional nature of this certification, the certification scope is limited to the EU.
Who created the ENS High standard?
The ENS (Esquema Nacional de Seguridad) is a Spanish certification that was developed as part of Royal Decree 3/2010 on January 8th. Royal Decree 3/2010 was published in accordance to an earlier Spanish decree, Royal Decree 421/2004, which provided the National Cryptologic Centre the functionality to create and disseminate the standards, guides, and recommendations relating to information security.
The current ENS standard was designed and released by the Spanish National Cryptologic Centre and establishes security measures that service providers must adhere to so Spanish government agencies and customers meet the requirements set forth by Royal Decree 3/2010.