Security Issues and Challenges in Cloud Computing: A Conceptual Analysis and Review

Iqra Altaf Mattoo


Cloud computing is a set of Information Technology services offered to the users over the web on a rented base. Cloud computing has many advantages such as flexibility, efficiency, scalability, integration, and capital reduction. Security is one of the main challenges that hinder the growth of cloud computing. This study introduces a brief analysis of the issues and challenges of cloud computing security. “Cloud computing services will be varied and must be defined from the perspective of the users of the service. These services can range from one-off automated IT tasks to services that are made up of application and infrastructure components and tethered to business processes. The most impactful deployments encompass IT task and service automation and also venture into business service automation”.

Keywords: Cloud computing; Security issues; DOS; Data loss; Challenges.

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