Compliance validation for Amazon Kendra - Amazon Kendra

Compliance validation for Amazon Kendra

Third-party auditors assess the security and compliance of Amazon Kendra as part of multiple Amazon Kendra compliance programs. Amazon Kendra is compliant with the following:

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

  • System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2

  • Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP)

  • Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Moderate in the US East/West regions

For a list of AWS services in scope of specific compliance programs, see AWS Services in Scope by Compliance Program. For general information, see AWS Compliance Programs.

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

Your compliance responsibility when using Amazon Kendra is determined by the sensitivity of your data, your company's compliance objectives, and applicable laws and regulations. AWS 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 AWS.

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

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

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

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