Amazon AppStream 2.0 is in scope for AWS’s latest System and Organizational Controls audit cycle

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is now in scope under AWS’s latest System and Organizational Controls (SOC) audit cycle. This SOC compliance certification applies to all AWS Regions where Amazon AppStream 2.0 is available.   from Recent Announcements: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/12/amazon-appstream-2-is-in-scope-for-aws-latest-system-and-organizational-controls-audit-cycle/

The AWS Well-Architected Tool is now available in the Europe (Frankfurt) Region

The AWS Well-Architected Tool is now available in the Europe (Frankfurt) Region. The AWS Well-Architected Tool helps you review your workloads against AWS architectural best practices, and provides guidance on improving your cloud architectures.  from Recent Announcements: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/12/aws-well-architected-tool-available-in-europe-frankfurt-region/

Alexa for Business adds end of meeting reminders, intelligent room release and meeting room utilization metrics.

Alexa for Business now supports new meeting room capabilities that help employees end meetings on time, automatically free up reserved but unused meeting rooms, and provide meeting room utilization insights for your organization.  from Recent Announcements: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/12/alexa-for-business-adds-end-of-meeting-reminders-intelligent-room-release-and-meeting-room-utilization-metrics/

Amazon Lex Achieves HIPAA Eligibility

Amazon Lex is now a U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) eligible service. Customers can now use Amazon Lex to process user input that contains protected health information (PHI).  from Recent Announcements: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/12/amazon-lex-achieves-hipaa-eligibility/