We continue to expand the scope of our assurance programs at Amazon Web Services (AWS), and we are pleased to announce that our Regions and AWS Edge locations in Europe are now certified by the Portuguese GNS/NSO (National Security Office) at the National Restricted level. This certification demonstrates our ongoing commitment to adhere to the heightened expectations for cloud service providers to process, transmit, and store classified data.
The GNS certification is based on NIST SP800-53 R4 and CSA CCM v4 frameworks, with the goal of protecting the processing and transmission of classified information.
AWS was evaluated by Adyta Lda, an independent third-party auditor, and by GNS Portugal. The Certificate of Compliance illustrating the compliance status of AWS is available on the GNS Certifications page and through AWS Artifact. AWS Artifact is a self-service portal for on-demand access to AWS compliance reports. Sign in to AWS Artifact in the AWS Management Console, or learn more at Getting Started with AWS Artifact.
As of this writing, 26 services offered in Europe are in scope of this certification. For up-to-date information, including when additional services are added, see the AWS Services in Scope by Compliance Program and select GNS.
AWS strives to continuously bring services into the scope of its compliance programs to help you meet your architectural and regulatory needs. If you have questions or feedback about GNS Portugal compliance, reach out to your AWS account team.
To learn more about our compliance and security programs, see AWS Compliance Programs. As always, we value your feedback and questions; reach out to the AWS Compliance team through the Contact Us page.
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