Compliance Validation for Amazon Snowball - Amazon Snowball Edge Developer Guide
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Compliance Validation for Amazon Snowball

Third-party auditors assess the security and compliance of Amazon Snowball as part of multiple Amazon compliance programs, such as SOC, PCI, FedRAMP, HIPAA, and others.

For a list of Amazon services in scope of specific compliance programs, see Amazon 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 Amazon Snowball is determined by the sensitivity of your data, your organization’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 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.