New 2021 H1 IRAP report is now available on AWS Artifact for Australian customers

We are excited to announce that an additional 15 AWS services are now assessed to be in scope for Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) after a successful incremental audit completed in June 2021 by independent ASD (Australian Signals Directorate) certified IRAP assessor. This brings the total to 112 services assessed at IRAP PROTECTED level. The new IRAP report is now available in AWS Artifact, 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.

For the full list of these services, see the AWS Services in Scope page on the IRAP tab. All services in scope are available in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region.

The following are the 15 newly added services in scope:

  1. Amazon Connect Customer Profiles
  2. Amazon Detective
  3. Amazon Fraud Detector
  4. Amazon Kendra
  5. Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra)
  6. Amazon Lex
  7. Amazon Textract
  8. AWS App Mesh
  9. AWS Cloud Map
  10. AWS Cloud9
  11. AWS Ground Station
  12. AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate
  13. AWS OpsWorks for Puppet Enterprise
  14. AWS Personal Health Dashboard
  15. AWS Resource Groups

The IRAP documentation pack is developed in accordance with the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Cloud Security Guidance and their Anatomy of a Cloud Assessment and Authorisation framework, which addresses guidance within the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM), the Attorney-General’s Department Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), and the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) Secure Cloud Strategy.

The IRAP package on AWS Artifact also includes the AWS Consumer Guide and the whitepaper Reference Architectures for ISM PROTECTED Workloads in the AWS Cloud.

We created the IRAP documentation pack to help Australian government agencies and their partners to plan, architect, and risk assess their workloads, in utilizing AWS Cloud services. Please reach out to your AWS representatives to let us know which additional services you would like to see in scope for coming IRAP assessments. We strive to bring more services into the scope of the IRAP PROTECTED level, based on your requirements.

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Clara Lim

Clara is the Audit Program Manager for the Asia Pacific Region, leading multiple security certification programs. Clara is passionate about leveraging her decade-long experience to deliver compliance programs that provide assurance and build trust with customers.