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Compliance Validation for Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink

Third-party auditors assess the security and compliance of Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink as part of multiple Amazon compliance programs. These include SOC, PCI, HIPAA, and others.

For a list of Amazon services in scope of specific compliance programs, see Amazon Web Services in Scope by Compliance Program. For general information, see Amazon 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 Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink is determined by the sensitivity of your data, your company's compliance objectives, and applicable laws and regulations. If your use of Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink is subject to compliance with standards such as HIPAA or PCI, Amazon provides resources to help:

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

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

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

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

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


The Amazon FedRAMP Compliance program includes Kinesis Data Analytics as a FedRAMP-authorized service. If you are a federal or commercial customer, you can use the service to process and store sensitive workloads in the Amazon GovCloud (US) Region’s authorization boundary with data up to the high impact level, as well as US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), US West (Oregon) Regions with data up to a moderate level.

You can request access to the Amazon FedRAMP Security Packages through the FedRAMP PMO or your Amazon Sales Account Manager or, they can be downloaded through Amazon Artifact at Amazon Artifact.

For more information, see FedRAMP.