A New Card Authentication Scheme Based on Image Watermarking and Encryption

  • Xinxin Peng
  • Jianfeng Lu
  • Li Li
  • Chin-Chen Chang
  • Qili ZhouEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10082)


With smart card’s vast use, the security is becoming more and more important. Traditional password authentication can’t meet user requirements. Many user’s authentication schemes have been proposed, especially, based on image encryption. However, most existing schemes have problems of single authentication mode, low encryption intensity and poor quality of restored image. In this paper, we propose a dual authentication scheme using fingerprint biometric modality and digital watermarking techniques. Experimental results show that our dual authentication scheme is of more security, efficiency and low storage cost.


Image encryption Authentication Smart card Fingerprint Biological mode 



This work was mainly supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61370218).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xinxin Peng
    • 1
  • Jianfeng Lu
    • 1
  • Li Li
    • 1
  • Chin-Chen Chang
    • 2
  • Qili Zhou
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Graphics and ImageHangzhou Dianzi UniversityZhejiangChina
  2. 2.Department of Information Engineering and Computer ScienceFeng Chia UniversityTaichungTaiwan

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