International Journal of Computer Science Issues
Cloud computing is the next big thing after internet in the field of information technology; some say it's a metaphor for internet. It is an Internet-based computing technology, in which software, shared recourses and information, are provided to consumers and devices on-demand, and as per users requirement on a pay per use model. Even though the cloud continues to grow in popularity, usability and respectability, Problems with data protection and data privacy and other security issues play a major setback in the field of Cloud Computing. Privacy and security are the key issue for cloud storage. Encryption is a well known technology for protecting sensitive data.