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Challenges and Security Issues in Cloud Computing?

Journal: International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing - IJCSMC (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 558-563

Keywords : Cloud Security; Challenges in Cloud Security; Issues in Cloud Security; Vulnerabilities; Threats; Counter measures;

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Cloud Computing is a flexible, cost-effective, and proven delivery platform for providing business or consumer IT services over the Internet. However, cloud Computing presents an added level of risk because essential services are often outsourced to a third party, which makes it harder to maintain data security and privacy, support data and service availability, and demonstrate compliance. Cloud Computing leverages many technologies. It advantages to mention but a few include scalability, resilience, flexibility, efficiency and outsourcing non-core activities. Cloud computing offers an innovative business model for organizations to adopt IT services without upfront investment. The aim of this paper is to render a more elaborated and complete understanding of the issues and challenges related to Cloud security and provide major research directions for future to the researchers in concerned areas

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