Security Issues and Challenges in Cloud Computing: A Review

Authors(3) :-Prabal Verma, Aditya Gupta, Rakesh Singh Sambyal

Cloud computing provides a convenient access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources on demand. In cloud computing, the services are provided in the form of IT-related capabilities, which are accessible with minimal management effort and without requirement of the detailed knowledge of the technologies that are related to cloud computing. Because of the Security threats involved in Cloud Computing the users hesitate to use its services in spite of the great savings promised by Cloud. In this paper an overview of Cloud Computing and the security challenges related to Cloud are discussed. Although Cloud security can be improved with the help of many technological approaches available but currently there are no solutions that can provide all security features and the challenges such as service level agreements for security has to be tackled, also for ensuring accountability in the cloud certain holistic mechanisms should be implemented.

Authors and Affiliations

Prabal Verma
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BGBSU, Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Aditya Gupta
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BGBSU, Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Rakesh Singh Sambyal
Department of Information Technology Engineering, BGBSU, Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Cloud computing provides a convenient access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources on demand. In cloud computing, the services are provided in the form of IT-related capabilities, which are accessible with minimal management effort and without requirement of the detailed knowledge of the technologies that are related to cloud computing. Because of the Security threats involved in Cloud Computing the users hesitate to use its services in spite of the great savings promised by Cloud. In this paper an overview of Cloud Computing and the security challenges related to Cloud are discussed. Although Cloud security can be improved with the help of many technological approaches available but currently there are no solutions that can provide all security features and the challenges such as service level agreements for security has to be tackled, also for ensuring accountability in the cloud certain holistic mechanisms should be implemented.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 1 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 189-196
Manuscript Number : CSEIT411832
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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Prabal Verma, Aditya Gupta, Rakesh Singh Sambyal, "Security Issues and Challenges in Cloud Computing: A Review", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.189-196, March-April.2018
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