An S-box design using irreducible polynomial with affine transformation for lightweight cipher

Muhammad Rana, Quazi Mamun, Rafiqul Islam

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Abstract

Traditional cryptographic block cipher algorithms are often unsuitable for low-resource profiled IoT (Internet of Things) devices. A lightweight cryptographic algorithm is thus mandated. The S boxes are often called the heart of a cryptographic protocol, as a considerable amount of resource and time complexities are associated with the design of an S box. A lightweight S box will consume less memory, less power and less time, ensuring a high-level Shanon’s property of confusion. This paper proposes a lightweight S box design to meet all the requirements of lightweight cryptographic ciphers. The proposed method applies a couple of transformations- the multiplicative inverse in the Galois field (2 4) and affine transformations on selected irreducible polynomials to create 4 × 4 S-boxes. Several cryptanalyses such as balance test, bijection property, difference distribution table test, and Boomerang Connectivity were performed to demonstrate the robust characteristics of the proposed method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuality, Reliability, Security and Robustness in Heterogeneous Systems - 17th EAI International Conference, QShine 2021, Proceedings
EditorsXingliang Yuan, Wei Bao, Xun Yi, Nguyen Hoang Tran
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Pages214-227
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9783030914233
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2021
Event17th EAI International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness in Heterogeneous Networks, QShine 2021 - Virtual, online
Duration: 29 Nov 202130 Nov 2021
https://qshine.eai-conferences.org/2021/ (Conference website)
https://compass.eai.eu/events/detail/240/eai-qshine-2021 (Program)
https://link.springer.com/conference/qshine (Proceedings)

Publication series

NameLecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, LNICST
Volume402 LNICST
ISSN (Print)1867-8211
ISSN (Electronic)1867-822X

Conference

Conference17th EAI International Conference on Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness in Heterogeneous Networks, QShine 2021
CityVirtual, online
Period29/11/2130/11/21
OtherHeterogeneous networking has long been the focus of computer network and communications researchers worldwide. Since 2004, QSHINE has been established as the primary venue for researchers and practitioners to present novel ideas on heterogeneous networking related subjects, particularly for quality, experience, reliability, security and robustness of heterogeneous networking. QSHINE 2021 sets the goal to be a high-quality conference and an international forum for presentation and discussion of cutting-edge research in the field. The scope of QSHINE 2021 covers both newest theoretical and practical research topics to address the challenges from both the trending application requirements and the communication technologies.

Original submissions, not under any concurrent reviews, are solicited in all areas related to heterogeneous wired, wireless and hybrid networks varying from network theories and models, emerging networks and applications, network heterogeneous computing, signal and data processing, security and privacy in networks, and artificial intelligence and machine learning in networks.
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