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A Crypto-System with Embedded Error Control for Secure and Reliable Communication
Ranya Alawadhi, Suku Nair
Pages - 48 - 61     |    Revised - 15-05-2013     |    Published - 30-06-2013
Volume - 7   Issue - 2    |    Publication Date - June 2013  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Joint Encryption and Error Correction, Data Security, Data Reliability, Erasure Coding, Forward Error Correction.
ABSTRACT
In this paper we propose a novel Crypto-System with Embedded Error Control (CSEEC). The system supports data security and reliability using forward error correction codes (FEC). Security is provided through the use of a new symmetric encryption algorithm, while reliability is provided through the support of FEC codes. The system also supports joint security and reliability in which encryption and encoding are performed in a single step. The system aims at speeding up the encryption and encoding operations and reduces the hardware dedicated to each of these operations.In addition, the proposed system allows users to achieve secure and reliable communication in which they can alternate between a priority onsecurity and reliabilityand scale their choice to the desired level in order to attain communication quality and fulfill application needs. The system targets resource constrained nodes such as remote sensor nodes operating in noisy environments.
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Miss Ranya Alawadhi
HACNet Labs, Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX, 75275, US - United States of America
ralawadhi@smu.edu
Mr. Suku Nair
HACNet Labs, Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX, 75275, US - United States of America