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Sheikh, Abdullah, Munro, Malcolm & Budgen, David (2019). Evaluating a Cloud Service using Scheduling Security Model (SSM). International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications 10(10): 525-532.

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The development in technology makes cloud com-puting widely used in different sectors such as academic and business or for a private purposes. Also, it can provide a convenient services via the Internet allowing stakeholders get all the benefits that the cloud can facilitate. With all the benefits of cloud computing still there are some risks such as security. This brings into consideration the need to improve the Quality of Service (QoS). A Scheduling Security Model (SSM) for Cloud Computing has been developed to address these issues. This paper will discuss the evaluation of the SSM model on some examples with different scenarios to investigate the cost and the effect on the service requested by customers.