Special Issue Article
Security Issues in Cloud Computing
School of Computer Sciences, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455, United States
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Cloud computing allows on-demand provisioning of computing services. Despite the many advantages, the cloud computing environment faces many security challenges. This paper reviews major security issues arising in the cloud computing environment owing to computation outsourcing, multi-tenancy and broad network access. Notable research in the area is summarized. A set of recommendations for secure deployment on the cloud is also included.