Stream Ciphers

  • Christof PaarEmail author
  • Jan Pelzl


If we look at the types of cryptographic algorithms that exist in a little bit more detail, we see that the symmetric ciphers can be divided into stream ciphers and block ciphers, as shown in Fig. 2.1.


Block Cipher Stream Cipher Pseudorandom Number Generator Linear Feedback Shift Register Data Encryption Standard 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information SciencesRuhr-Universität BochumBochumGermany
  2. 2.Zentrum für IT-Sicherheitescrypt GmbH — Embedded SecurityBochumGermany

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