Date Added: Mar 2012
Cloud services have grown very quickly over the past couple of years, giving consumers and companies the chance to put services, resources and infrastructures in the hands of a provider. There are big security concerns when using cloud services. With the emergence of cloud computing, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology has undergone a renaissance, enabling computer to computer communications. This paper describes use of PKI in cloud computing and provides insights into some of the challenges which cloud-based PKI systems face.