Book Chapter

Cloud Computing Security Issues of Sensitive Data

Manpreet Kaur Walia, Malka N Halgamuge, Nadeesha D Hettikankanamage, Craig Bellamy

Research Anthology on Architectures, Frameworks, and Integration Strategies for Distributed and Cloud Computing | IGI Global | Published : 2021


Numerous organizations are using aspects of the cloud to store data, but as sensitive data is placed on the cloud, privacy and security become difficult to maintain. When users upload data to the cloud, they may become increasingly vulnerable to account hijacking, unauthorized access, and the data may become unavailable because of various technical reasons. Questions remain about the security of sensitive data in the cloud, and in this chapter, the authors perform an analysis of 36 peer reviewed publications describing 30 observations of cloud computing technology (2010-2017). In the articles, applications of cloud computing include, for instance, business (26%) and the internet of things (I..

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