Lightweight cryptography methods

Buchanan, William J., Li, Shancang and Asif, Rameez (2018) Lightweight cryptography methods. Journal of Cyber Security Technology, 1 (3-4). pp. 187-201. ISSN 2374-2925

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While our conventional cryptography methods, such for AES (encryption), SHA-256 (hashing) and RSA/Elliptic Curve (signing), work well on systems which have reasonable processing power and memory capabilities, these do not scale well into a world with embedded systems and sensor networks. Thus, lightweight cryptography methods are proposed to overcome many of the problems of conventional cryptography. This includes constraints related to physical size, processing requirements, memory limitation and energy drain. This paper outlines many of the techniques that are defined as replacements for conventional cryptography within an Internet of things space and discuss some trends in the design of lightweight algorithms.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Smart Emerging Technologies
Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Cyber Security Privacy and Trust Laboratory
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2022 10:30
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023 08:33
DOI: 10.1080/23742917.2017.1384917


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