Selective Encryption of the JPEG2000 Bitstream

  • Roland Norcen
  • Andreas Uhl
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2828)


In this paper, we propose partial encryption of JPEG2000 coded image data using an AES symmetric block cipher. We find that encrypting 20% of the visual data is sufficient to provide a high level of confidentiality. This percentage of encryption also provides security against replacement attacks, which is discussed at length.


Packet Data Encryption Scheme Visual Data Lena Image Error Concealment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Norcen
    • 1
  • Andreas Uhl
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Scientific ComputingSalzburg UniversitySalzburgAustria

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