Global business vulnerabilities in cloud computing services
by Issam Kouatli
International Journal of Trade and Global Markets (IJTGM), Vol. 9, No. 1, 2016

Abstract: Cloud computing is a new structure of information technology that is becoming the main part of the new model of business environment. Cloud services provide easy, quick and scalable business setting and development across the globe. However, issues regarding such new hype of technology do not come without obstacles. These issues have to be addressed to avoid any possible vulnerability in cloud computing environment. After overviewing the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing types and services, this paper identifies vulnerabilities issues in cloud computing and categorises them by measuring a score for seriousness and impact to conclude the percentage of importance for each of the vulnerability categories.

Online publication date: Tue, 12-Jan-2016

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