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In Greek mythology, aegis is the shield used by the Greek god Zeus.
Aegis may also refer to:
- AEGIS (research network), the Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies, a network of African studies centres in Europe
- Aegis Trust, founded in 2000, is the leading British NGO which campaigns to prevent genocide worldwide.
- Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students, UK
- Aegis Group, a British company that performs media research, planning and buying
- Aegis Defence Services, a British-based security services company
- AEGIS London, a Lloyd's of London syndicate
- Aegis Limited, a business process outsourcing corporation founded in the US, now currently based in India.
- Aegis (management software), a change management system used for software development
- AEGIS SecureConnect, a network authentication system popular in IEEE 802.1X networks
- AEGIS (operating system), the original Apollo Computer operating system
- AEGIS (Ragnarok Online), the software used to run the official servers for the Ragnarok Online computer game
- Aegis (window manager), a window manager for the X Window System
- Aegis is one of the databinding standards supported by Apache CXF web service framework
Comics and animation
- Aegis (comics), a superhero who first appeared in Marvel Comics' New Warriors series
- Aegis (Lady of All Sorrows), a female cosmic being in the Marvel universe who appears in The Fantastic Four and The Silver Surfer among other titles
- GAT-X303 Aegis Gundam, a prominent Gundam mecha in the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED series
- A.E.G.I.S., a fictional organisation in the anime Gate Keepers that combats threats from an invading species
- The DC character Steel (John Henry Irons) wore the Entropy Aegis armor during the Our Worlds at War miniseries
- Aégis, an album by the Norwegian band Theatre of Tragedy
- Aegis, a pop music group from the Philippines
- The Aegis, a weekly newspaper based in Harford County, Maryland
- The Aegis, the annual yearbook for Dartmouth College
- Aegis, the school paper of the Praedinius Gymnasium in Groningen.
- Aegis Wing, a shooter game that can be downloaded from the Xbox Live Arcade store
- AEGIS: Guardian of the Fleet, a 1994 DOS game simulating the command of a US Navy Ticonderoga class cruiser
- Aegis/Aigis, an android in the role-playing game Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3
- The shield wielded by Gallantmon in the Digimon series
- A relic shield in the MMORPG game Final Fantasy XI
- GAT-X303 Aegis, piloted by Athrun Zala in the fictional game Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
- Aegis of the Immortal, a shield wielded by Roshan the Immortal in Defense of the Ancients and Dota 2
- Aegis of the Legion, an equippable item in the computer game League of Legends
- In Star Trek Online, Aegis is a craftable set item group granting adaptive shielding and a thoron distortion field along with high shield capacity, auxiliary boosting, and higher speed
- Aegis Cruiser, an anti-air warship in Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2
- Aegis VII is the planet that Isaac Clarke visits in Dead Space
- Vanessa Z. Schneider, the main character of P.N.03 wears and uses the Aegis suit to fight her robotic enemies
- In the fantasy game Dragonfable, Aegis is a powerful ice spirit NPC that can be added to the party if the player is playing a Soulweaver-class character.
- In Elders Scrolls IV Oblivion Aegis is a powerful shield that grants the user complete magical immunity.
- In Borderlands 2, an aegis is an elemental pistol made by the arms manufacturer, Maliwan.
- Aegis, the shield of Thalia Grace in Rick Riordan's 2007 novel The Titan's Curse
- AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS), a database of AIDS information
- Aegis Combat System, a missile guidance & combat system that was originally used by the United States Navy
- Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System, an American-made missile defense system based on Aegis Combat System
- Kimber Aegis, a model 1911 handgun made by the Kimber Manufacturing company
- LG Aegis, a mobile phone from LG Electronics
- AEGIS (Freedom City), a fictional government organisation in the role-playing game Mutants & Masterminds
- AEGIS, a fictional government organisation in the role-playing game Conspiracy X that monitors extraterrestrial and supernatural activity
- AEGIS (astronomy), the All-Wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey
- AEGIS (particle physics), the Antimatter Experiment: Gravity, Interferometry, Spectroscopy
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