International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE)
As revealed in the 2012 future of cloud computing survey by various sources, one of the most cited reasons for resisting cloud adoption by organizations is the concern around data security and privacy. Researchers predict cloud security will become one of the primary drivers for adopting cloud computing. The Gartner global IT council for cloud services report revealed that over 50% companies cited security as their top concern for transitioning to the cloud. There is no surprise that the global cloud security software market is expected to reach $963.4 million in 2014, according to research conducted by various sources.