- Sep 21, 2016
AWS GovCloud (US) is an isolated AWS region designed to host sensitive data and regulated workloads in the cloud, helping customers support their U.S. government compliance requirements, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). AWS GovCloud (US) is operated by employees who are vetted "U.S. Persons" and root account holders of AWS accounts must confirm they are U.S. Persons before being granted access credentials to the region. Learn more here: AWS GovCloud (US) Region Overview – Government Cloud Computing.