Date Added: Mar 2012
As more and more enterprises are deploying their software systems in the cloud environment, cloud security is becoming a mainstream area of information technology. The cloud applications are usually large scale and include a lot of distributed components. This paper makes it imperative to employ an efficient security strategy. Also, in the existing systems, the control of the data lies solely in the hands of the Cloud Service Provider (CSP). In case the CSP misbehaves, integrity and availability of data shall be compromised.