International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER)
In this paper the authors discuss the evolvement if cloud computing paradigm and present a framework to provide security to Cloud computing concept through IT Auditing. Their approach is to establish a general framework using several checklists by following data flow and its lifecycle. The lifecycle is based on the cloud deployment models and cloud services models. The contribution of the paper is to understand the implication of cloud computing and what is meant secure cloud computing via IT. Their approach has strategic value to those who are using or consider using cloud computing because it addresses concerns such as security, privacy and regulations and compliance.