Secure Authentication in Online Voting System Using Multiple Image Secret Sharing

  • P. Sanyasi Naidu
  • Reena KharatEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 625)


In the democratic country, all eligible citizens of the country are involved in decision making through voting. Right to vote allows voters to choose their candidate and government. In order to increase the number of voting, there is a need to design a secure e-voting system. The important part of the online voting system is authentication of an individual as a legitimate voter. Our system provides secure authentication based on non-transferable personal credentials like biometric features. Visual cryptography is used to provide confidentiality to the biometric database. Hash of the PIN is embedded into image shares using cryptography and steganography. The proposed system provides biometric and password authentications at a time.


Online Voting Authentication Multiple Secret Sharing Steganography Biometrics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringGITAM UniversityVishakhapatnamIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer EngineeringPimpri Chinchwad College of EngineeringPuneIndia

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