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Compliance validation by industry for DynamoDB

The security and compliance of DynamoDB is assessed by third-party auditors as part of multiple Amazon compliance programs, including the following:

  • System and Organization Controls (SOC)

  • Payment Card Industry (PCI)

  • Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Amazon provides a frequently updated list of Amazon services in scope of specific compliance programs at Amazon Services in Scope by Compliance Program.

Third-party audit reports are available for you to download using Amazon Artifact. For more information, see Downloading Reports in Amazon Artifact.

For more information about Amazon compliance programs, see Amazon Compliance Programs.

Your compliance responsibility when using DynamoDB is determined by the sensitivity of your data, your organization’s compliance objectives, and applicable laws and regulations. If your use of DynamoDB is subject to compliance with standards like HIPAA, PCI, or FedRAMP, Amazon provides resources to help:

  • Security and Compliance Quick Start Guides – Deployment guides that discuss architectural considerations and provide steps for deploying security- and compliance-focused baseline environments on Amazon.

  • Architecting for HIPAA Security and Compliance Whitepaper – A whitepaper that describes how companies can use Amazon to create HIPAA-compliant applications.

  • Amazon Compliance Resources – A collection of workbooks and guides that might apply to your industry and location.

  • Amazon Config – A service that assesses how well your resource configurations comply with internal practices, industry guidelines, and regulations.

  • Amazon Security Hub – A comprehensive view of your security state within Amazon that helps you check your compliance with security industry standards and best practices.