International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering
Cloud computing is a prospering technology that most organizations are considering for adoption as a cost effective strategy for managing IT. However, organizations also still consider the technology to be associated with many business risks that are not yet resolved. Such issues include security, privacy as well as legal and regulatory risks. The authors identify threats and security attributes applicable in cloud computing. They also select a framework suitable for identifying information security metrics. Cloud computing has become an increasingly popular means of delivering valuable, IT-enabled business services.