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Customised hardware based on the REDOC III algorithm for high performance data ciphering

  • Fabio Guerrero
  • James M. Noras
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 975)

Abstract

The REDOC in algorithm for data ciphering is a potential replacement for DES. This paper looks at ways of customising the algorithm to increase security without reducing ciphering speed. Many valuable modifications are possible if reconfigurable hardware is used.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabio Guerrero
    • 1
  • James M. Noras
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringThe UniversityBradfordUK

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