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Most security problems stem from three main things. What are they?

Loss of control, Lack of trust and multitenancy.


Explain loss of control.

--Data, applications, resources are located with provider
--User identity management is handled by the cloud
--User access control rules, security policies and enforcement are managed by the cloud provider.


Explain lack of trust.

--Lack of mechanism to establish trust
--Cloud provider employees can be phished
--Cloud provider can use my data without my consent


Explain multitenancy.

--conflict between tenants' opposing goals in resource sharing
--even if you trust the cloud provider do you trust the strangers who are sharing the infrastructure with you?