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Hill cipher application to Multimedia Security

  • Nikitas V. Nikitakos
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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT)

Abstract

The protection of valuable data in a multimedia system is one of today’s most challenging tasks for information teclmology. Hill cipher belongs in the polygram substitution case of ciphers and gives an inexpensive, easy and robust tool for multimedia security. The theory of Hill cipher and the related cryptosystem implementation is presented. The application of Hill cryptosystem to a Command and Control system and the related discussion conclude the paper.

Keywords

Hill Cipher Hill Algorithm Multimedia Security Cryptography Command and Control System. 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikitas V. Nikitakos
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  1. 1.Lcdr Hellenic NavyPiraeusGreece

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