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

– Tier 1 License


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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is licensed by Dubai Electronic Security Centre (DESC). This license requires compliance with international security standards: ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27002, ISO/IEC 27017, CSA Level 2 STAR; as well as the local DESC Information Security Regulation (ISR). Achieving this certification demonstrates that AWS provides a framework for technical and governance measures to securely serve Government entities in the Emirate of Dubai. AWS worked with an independent third-party auditor to achieve the certification.


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