An Efficient Multi Secret Image Sharing Scheme Using Hill Cipher

  • Mervat Ahmed
  • Hatem S. Abdul-kader
  • Arabi kishk
  • Azza A. AbdoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1153)


This paper presents a multi secret sharing scheme using Hill cipher and Blakley secret sharing. The proposed scheme can reconstruct secret images with only k or more of shadow images. It is compared with the scheme proposed by another work, which produced a visual secret sharing scheme for gray scale images with a \( \left( {n,n} \right) \)-threshold. The proposed scheme decreases the threshold to \( \left( {n,n} \right) \) and it’s compared with other work. Besides, the proposed scheme shares more than one secret key using the Hill Cipher algorithm without depending on a random grid as a shared image. Using Hill Cipher and Blakley to share more than secret image increases the security of secret images with lossless image recovery and no pixel expansion. Experimental results demonstrate the efficiency of the scheme.


Visual Secret Sharing Hill Cipher Blakley secret sharing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mervat Ahmed
    • 1
  • Hatem S. Abdul-kader
    • 1
  • Arabi kishk
    • 1
  • Azza A. Abdo
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Computers and InformationMenoufia UniversityShebeen El-KomEgypt
  2. 2.Computer Department, College of Science and HumanitiesImam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal UniversityJubailSaudi Arabia

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