AWS IoT Core - AWS GovCloud (US)

AWS IoT Core

This service is currently available in AWS GovCloud (US-West) only.

AWS IoT enables secure, bi-directional communication between Internet-connected things (such as sensors, actuators, embedded devices, or smart appliances) and the AWS Cloud over MQTT and HTTP.

How AWS IoT Differs for AWS GovCloud (US)

  • Use of Amazon Cognito Identities to grant permissions to users of your AWS IoT applications, via your own identity provider or other popular identity providers, is not supported.

  • The AWS IoT Core endpoint does not yet support FIPS 140-2.

Documentation for AWS IoT

AWS IoT Core documentation.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. To maintain ITAR compliance, you must place ITAR-controlled data on the applicable part of the ITAR boundary. If you do not have any ITAR-controlled data in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted
  • Message payloads

  • Device shadows (both keys and values)

  • Thing registry data (except thing names, thing types, and thing group names)

  • Message topics and topic filters

  • Thing names

  • Thing types

  • Thing group names

  • Rule definitions (including SQL statements and actions)