Grayscale Image Encryption Based on Symmetric-Key Latin Square Image Cipher (LSIC)

  • V. Pawan KumarEmail author
  • A. R. Aswatha
  • Smitha Sasi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 28)


The increased computing power and improving technologies demand the necessity for stronger encryption algorithms. Here we are introducing a new encryption method, Latin Square Image Cipher (LSIC) for grayscale image. This includes Latin square whitening, S-box, P-box and also LSB noise embedding for probabilistic encryption. As a result, using all the above primitives, LSIC is constructed as a Substitution-Permutation Network (SPN) consisting of eight stages of whitening, substitution and permutation using different Latin squares of order 256 at each stage. The proposed method has a good resistance against brute-force attacks, ciphertext attacks and plaintext attacks.


LSIC Whitening S-box P-box SPN 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Telecommunication EngineeringDayananda Sagar College of EngineeringBangaloreIndia

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