Posted On: Feb 20, 2020

Amazon RDS for Oracle enables you to use the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 for the Secure Socket Layer (SSL). FIPS 140-2 is a U.S. government standard that defines cryptographic module security requirements.  

You can enable FIPS.SSLFIPS_140 option setting for SSL option to configure the RDS Oracle DB instance to run in FIPS compliant mode. To use the FIPS.SSLFIPS_140 option setting, your Amazon RDS Oracle DB instance must be associated with an option group that includes the SSL option. You can set the option setting FIPS.SSLFIPS_140 to TRUE - to specify that the SSL connection uses only FIPS-verified cipher suites.  

Amazon RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. To learn more about using FIPS.SSLFIPS_140 on Amazon RDS for Oracle, please visit the documentation page for SSL FIPS_140