Perspective Based Variable Key Encryption in LSB Steganography

  • Rajib BiswasEmail author
  • Gaurav Dutta Chowdhury
  • Samir Kumar Bandhyopadhyay
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 28)


We have explored a new dimension in image steganography and propose a deft method for image– secret data – keyword (steg key) based sampling, encryption and embedding the former with a variable bit retrieval function. The keen association of the image, secret data and steg key, varied with a pixel dependant embedding results in a highly secure, reliable L.S.B. substitution. Meticulous statistical analyses have been provided to emphasize the strong immunity of the algorithm to the various steganalysis methods in the later sections of the paper.


Steganography Steganalysis Pixel Sampling Encryption Decryption Steg key LSB Substitution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajib Biswas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gaurav Dutta Chowdhury
    • 2
  • Samir Kumar Bandhyopadhyay
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologyHeritage Institute of TechnologyKolkataIndia
  2. 2.C-DAC KolkataKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia

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