Partial Image Encryption using RC4 Stream Cipher Approach and Embedded in an Image

  • Renas R. Asaad Department of Computer science, College of Computer and IT, Nawroz University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1762-662X
  • Saman M. Abdurahman Department of Computer science, College of Computer and IT, Nawroz University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq
  • Ahmed A. Hani Department of Computer science, College of Computer and IT, Nawroz University, Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq

Abstract

Cryptography is a science concerned with securing data transmission. By applying cryptographic operations to data, readable information is converted into unreadable data. Currently, security is of great importance. Data transferred over the internet must have some form of encryption. Different forms of multimedia contents are moved over the internet. This paper focuses on image encryption. It tries to amend the multiple selective region image cryptography techniques using a RC4 stream cipher. This approach is derived from the standard RC4 algorithm. The proposed method can highly improve security for images transferred over the internet.

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Published
2017-07-18
How to Cite
ASAAD, Renas R.; ABDURAHMAN, Saman M.; HANI, Ahmed A.. Partial Image Encryption using RC4 Stream Cipher Approach and Embedded in an Image. Academic Journal of Nawroz University, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 40-45, july 2017. ISSN 2520-789X. Available at: <http://journals.nawroz.edu.krd/index.php/ajnu/article/view/76>. Date accessed: 04 apr. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.25007/ajnu.v6n3a76.
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