Challenging Threats and Flaws in Cloud Computing Environment

A lack of understanding about security risks is one of the key factors holding back cloud computing Reports suggest that security as the main speed bump slowing the pace of cloud adoption. But what tends to be overlooked, even by cloud advocates, is that overall security threats are changing as organizations move from physical environments to virtual ones and on to cloud-based ones .Viruses, malware and phishing are still concerns, but issues like virtual-machine-launched attacks, multi-tenancy risks and hyper visor vulnerabilities will challenge even the most up-to-date security administrator.

Provided by: Coimbatore Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Topic: Cloud Date Added: Apr 2012 Format: PDF

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