A Selective Image Encryption Scheme Based on JPEG2000 Codec

  • Shiguo Lian
  • Jinsheng Sun
  • Dengfeng Zhang
  • Zhiquan Wang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3332)


In this paper, a novel image encryption scheme based on JPEG2000 is proposed, which encrypts some sensitive frequency subbands, bit-planes or encoding-passes selectively and partially. It is secure against such attack as known-plaintext attack or replacement attack. It is of low cost, keeps file format and compression ratio unchanged, supports direct bit-rate control, and does not degrade the original error-robustness. These properties make it suitable for real-time applications with direct bit-rate control requirement, such as web imaging, image communication, mobile or wireless multimedia, and so on.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shiguo Lian
    • 1
  • Jinsheng Sun
    • 1
  • Dengfeng Zhang
    • 2
  • Zhiquan Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AutomationNanjing University of Science & TechnologyNanjingChina
  2. 2.School of Mechanical EngineeringNanjing University of Science & TechnologyNanjingChina

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