Cloud Computing: Security Risks and Its Future

The cloud is a next generation platform that provides dynamic resource pools, virtualization, and high availability. Today, cloud computing have the ability to utilize scalable, distributed computing environments within the confines of the Internet. This paper represent clear description of with different characteristics of cloud computing. Customers are also very concerned about the risks of Cloud. They always worry about "S" word: Security. Cloud computing security is a sub domain of computer, network and information security in a broader aspect. The purpose of this paper is to describe different security threats and their countermeasures and investigate its role in Indian market.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Topic: Security Date Added: Dec 2012 Format: PDF

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