Exploration of Various Cloud Security Challenges and Threats

  • Arun Krishna Chitturi
  • Purushotham SwarnalathaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1057)


Most of the organizations are stuck in a situation to cloudify due to concerns regarding security of sensitive data. Cloud computing provides many aids to the users and organizations in accordance with expenditure and savings. Other than these benefits, cloud computing has some hurdles that result in restriction of it’s usage. Cloud security is the bigger hurdle which is regularly taken into consideration. This paper will give a broad view of major threats challenges in security which are encountered in cloud computing. Cloud computing entities include cloud user, cloud provider, and data owner. The study is carried out based on selection of open-source cloud offerings. This paper can be an exploration tool for any IT person to gain knowledge into security-related risks and challenges which are concerned with cloud computing.


Security challenges Security in cloud computing Major problems in cloud security 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arun Krishna Chitturi
    • 1
  • Purushotham Swarnalatha
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.VIT UniversityVelloreIndia

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