Date Added: Mar 2013
Cloud computing is a term coined to a network that offers incredible processing power, a wide array of storage space and unbelievable speed of computation. Social media channels, corporate structures and individual consumers are all switching to the magnificent world of cloud computing. The flip side to this coin is that with cloud storage emerges the security issues of confidentiality, data integrity and data availability. Since the "Cloud" is a mere collection of tangible super computers spread across the world, authentication and authorization for data access is more than a necessity.