Hybrid Cloud Computing in E-Governance: Related Security Risks and Solutions
This paper gives insights on security issues and related solutions in hybrid cloud computing especially in e-governance. Cloud computing is rapidly picking its speed and popularity in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) world. The main factors behind its popularity and universal acceptability are pay per use, rapid elasticity, on demand self service, economical etc. Public cloud services, where all controls remain with the provider are provided by Microsoft, Oracle/Sun, Canonical/Eucalyptus and many other vendors. Private cloud services, where all controls remain in house and software loaded on local servers are provided by VMware, Eucalyptus, Citrix, Microsoft and many other vendors.