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Security and Privacy Issues in Cloud Computing

Awodele O., Ominike Akpovi A., Adebayo A. O., Tayo O. O.. Published in Security.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2017
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Awodele O., Ominike Akpovi A., Adebayo A. O., Tayo O. O.

Awodele O., Ominike Akpovi A., Adebayo A O. and Tayo O O.. Security and Privacy Issues in Cloud Computing. Communications on Applied Electronics 7(3):14-17, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Awodele O. and Ominike Akpovi A. and Adebayo A. O. and Tayo O. O.},
	title = {Security and Privacy Issues in Cloud Computing},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {7},
	number = {3},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {2394-4714},
	pages = {14-17},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/cae2017652617},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Cloud computing technology has gained extensive popularity around the world and this is justified by the fact that many enterprise applications, data and services are migrating into cloud platforms. As more businesses are moving data and applications to the cloud, there are growing concerns about cloud security and privacy issues. In this research work, the key security & privacy issues (i.e. network and data security, governance, compliance and legal issues, and communication interface & virtualisation security) were identified and discussed and solutions were provided. With these in mind, cloud customers will be able to assess and compare cloud computing services, with respect to security and privacy, so that they can make informed choices. In addition, cloud service providers (CSPs) can also address the discussed issues to offer better security and privacy.


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Cloud Computing, Security, Privacy, Cloud Service Providers (CSPs)