Privacy Issues and Measurement in Cloud Computing: A Review

Ishan Rastogi, Adesh Chandra,Vivek Kumar Gupta, Dr. Abhishek Vaish


Cloud computing is the future of computing technology, with both the computing power and the data to be processed lying in a
distributed environment. However, this nature of cloud computing has raised several concerns related to privacy issues. In this paper we first
review various privacy issues related to cloud computing discussing the challenges to privacy in cloud computing, their causes, and effects. Then
we review various laws, standards and regulations which are in place to check these issues in different countries and the principles of privacy
they adhere to. Finally, we provide a method to calculate the privacy ranking for any cloud provider, aimed at helping a customer to select from
different cloud providers.

Keywords: Cloud Computing, Privacy, Privacy Issues, Privacy Impact, Privacy Ranking, Privacy Risk

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