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Compliance Validation for this Amazon Product or Service

To learn whether an Amazon Web Service is within the scope of specific compliance programs, see Amazon Web Services in Scope by Compliance Program and choose the compliance program that you are interested in. For general information, see Amazon Web Services Compliance Programs.

You can download third-party audit reports using Amazon Artifact. For more information, see Downloading Reports in Amazon Artifact.

Your compliance responsibility when using Amazon Web Services is determined by the sensitivity of your data, your company's compliance objectives, and applicable laws and regulations. Amazon provides the following resources to help with compliance:

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

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

  • Evaluating Resources with Rules in the Amazon Config Developer Guide – The Amazon Config service assesses how well your resource configurations comply with internal practices, industry guidelines, and regulations.

  • Amazon Security Hub – This Amazon Web Service provides a comprehensive view of your security state within Amazon. Security Hub uses security controls to evaluate your Amazon resources and to check your compliance against security industry standards and best practices. For a list of supported services and controls, see Security Hub controls reference.

  • Amazon GuardDuty – This Amazon Web Service detects potential threats to your Amazon Web Services accounts, workloads, containers, and data by monitoring your environment for suspicious and malicious activities. GuardDuty can help you address various compliance requirements, like PCI DSS, by meeting intrusion detection requirements mandated by certain compliance frameworks.

This Amazon product or service follows the shared responsibility model through the specific Amazon Web Services (Amazon) services it supports. For Amazon service security information, see the Amazon service security documentation page and Amazon services that are in scope of Amazon compliance efforts by compliance program.