International Journal of Advanced Technology in Engineering and Science (IJATES)
Many believe that cloud is reshaping the entire IT industry as a revolution. Today rapid development in web technologies such as blogging, social networking, online media sharing etc. has moving bulk of data onto internet servers. Because of this there arises a need for companies to adopt utility or cloud computing. In this paper, the authors aim to point out the challenges and security issues in cloud computing as today, security and privacy concerns may represent the biggest hazards to moving services to external clouds.