In recent years, cloud computing has developed into one of the fastest growing areas in the IT industry and a key driver for achieving an organization’s mission. Some examples of cloud computing are: Google apps, data centre services, infrastructure, software, virtualization and platform-as-a-service. Microsoft, HPE, IBM, Amazon Web Services, Google, SalesForce, NetSuite, and VMware are some of the leading cloud computing companies. Despite the numerous benefits of cloud computing, it presents many unique security issues and challenges due to which companies are concerned about the security of their data once it leaves the firewall. Nowadays, security is a top concern for IT professionals worldwide and want to ensure their cloud data to be prevented from being leaked, stolen or deleted. This article seeks to present a comprehensive picture of cloud computing security, as well as identify and analyse the most vulnerable security concerns and cloud computing threats, so that end users and service providers are aware of the important security concerns and threats associated with cloud computing.
Cloud Computing, Security issues, Data breach, Personal information, Cyber attack
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Subodh Kumar, Vijay Anant Athavale, Divye Kartikey. (2021) Security Issues in Cloud Computing: A holistic view. International Journal of Internet of Things and Web Services, 6, 18-29
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