Date Added: May 2012
Ever since the term "Cloud computing" was coined a few years back, there are numerous reasons that adopted by businesses and offer abstracted Internet services. Due to varied degree of security features and management schemes within the cloud entities security in the cloud is challenging. Security issues ranging from system misconfiguration, lack of proper updates, or unwise user behavior from remote data storage that can expose user's private data and information to unwanted access can plague a Cloud Computing. The intent of this paper is to investigate the security related issues and challenges in Cloud computing environment.