International Journal of Computer Applications
Cloud computing is attracting great attention nowadays. The elastic nature of cloud makes it suitable for almost any type of organization. The major challenge faced by cloud users and providers are security concerns towards cloud services. These security issues acts as a barrier in the growth of cloud computing. The trust between provider and users is the most important factor to be considered for a cloud service and application. The notion of trust among the various cloud users is also essential to promote the reputation of various cloud providers and their offered services. Here, the authors present an analysis of security issues in a cloud environment.