Amazon Kinesis Data Streams
Developer Guide

Compliance Validation for Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

Third-party auditors assess the security and compliance of Amazon Kinesis Data Streams as part of multiple AWS compliance programs. These include SOC, PCI, FedRAMP, HIPAA, and others.

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 Kinesis Data Streams is determined by the sensitivity of your data, your company's compliance objectives, and applicable laws and regulations. If your use of Kinesis Data Streams is subject to compliance with standards such as HIPAA, PCI, or FedRAMP, AWS 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 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 that might apply to your industry and location

  • AWS Config – This AWS service that 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.