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ACT : An Ultra Light Weight Block Cipher For Internet of Things

Show simple item record T.Kassim, Shahana K.B, Jithendra 2020-07-14T14:14:34Z 2020-07-14T14:14:34Z 2020-09-01
dc.identifier.issn 2210-142X
dc.description.abstract In this paper an ultra light weight block cipher named ACT is proposed. This cipher is exclusively designed to operate in resource constrained environments. ACT is a 64 bit substitution permutation network(SPN) with a key length of 80 bits. The construction of ACT requires only 1481 Gate Equivalents (GE). The new 4 bit substitution box (sbox) introduced in this design achieves minimal differential and linear cardinalities. The Permutation layer proposed in this design, combined with sbox properties offers excellent security performance which is indicated by large numbers of both linear and differential active sboxes in a fewer number of rounds. The minimum number of rounds required for a full diffusion of data is just 3. Key schedule and permutation layer together provides excellent resistance against biclique attacks. The dynamic power consumption of ACT is just 30 mW which is lesser compared to other block ciphers like PRESENT, LED etc. The details of differential, linear, biclique and algebraic cryptanalyses are given in this paper. Comparison of parameters with other block ciphers is also given. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Bahrain en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International *
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dc.subject Light weight Cryptography, Block Cipher, Security, Cryptanalysis, Complexity en_US
dc.title ACT : An Ultra Light Weight Block Cipher For Internet of Things en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.volume 9 en_US
dc.issue 5
dc.pagestart 921 en_US
dc.pageend 929 en_US
dc.source.title International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems en_US
dc.abbreviatedsourcetitle IJCDS en_US

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