By far, the biggest concerns surrounding cloud computing are issues regarding security and privacy in the cloud. The notion of giving up total control of important, sensitive data scares people, as it is no longer “safe” behind the corporate wall.
A lot of people fear that moving their data to be stored offsite will expose it to various risks and security breaches. However, the cloud is actually a very safe place to store and share data. Cloud providers offer varying levels of security, but you can also “beef up” your security by various measures such as integrating your encryption key management solution with your cloud management solution.