PRIVACY AND SECURITY CONCERNS IN THE ADOPTION OF CLOUD COMPUTING TECHNOLOGYAbstract:
In the field of computing, data security has always been a serious concern. It becomes considerably more severe in the cloud-computing technology environment because data is stored in several locations around the world. Users' biggest concerns about cloud technology are data privacy protection. Privacy and security protection are becoming more crucial for the future growth of cloud computing technology in government, industry, and business, even though numerous techniques on cloud computing themes have been researched in both academics and industries. In the cloud architecture, data security and privacy protection concern both hardware and software. This research will examine various security strategies, as well as problems from both software and hardware perspectives, for securing data in the cloud, to improve data security and privacy control in a reliable cloud environment. The article examines the most important security and privacy concerns surrounding cloud computing as they pertain to outsourcing elements of an organization's computing environment. It highlights areas of concern that require extra attention and offers the underlying information needed to make informed security decisions.