Date Added: May 2010
Cloud Computing is one of the biggest buzzwords in the computer world these days. It allows resource sharing that includes software, platform and infrastructure by means of virtualization. Virtualization is the core technology behind cloud resource sharing. This environment strives to be dynamic, reliable, and customizable with a guaranteed quality of service. Security is as much of an issue in the cloud as it is anywhere else. Different people share different point of view on cloud computing. Some believe it is unsafe to use cloud. Cloud vendors go out of their way to ensure security. This paper investigates few major security issues with cloud computing and the existing counter measures to those security challenges in the world of cloud computing.