Cloud Computing Security Challenges: A Review

Iqra Kanwal, Hina Shafi, Shahzad Memon, Mahmood Hussain Shah*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Over the last two decades, cloud computing has gained tremendous popularity because of ever growing requirements. Organizations that are heading towards cloud-based data storage options have several benefits. These include streamlined IT infrastructure and management, remote access with a secure internet link from all over the globe, and the cost-effectiveness that cloud computing can offer. The related cloud protection and privacy issues need to be further clarified. This paper aims to discuss all possible issues that are under research and are resisting consumers to migrate from traditional IT environment to new trend of cloud computing which offers flexible and scalable environment at low-cost.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCybersecurity, Privacy and Freedom Protection in the Connected World
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 13th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability, London, January 2021
EditorsHamid Jahankhani, Arshad Jamal, Shaun Lawson
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9783030685348
ISBN (Print)9783030685331, 9783030685362
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2021

Publication series

NameAdvanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications
ISSN (Print)1613-5113
ISSN (Electronic)2363-9466


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