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A New Method for Symmetric Key Cryptography

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
B. Nagaraju, P. Ramkumar

B Nagaraju and P Ramkumar. A New Method for Symmetric Key Cryptography. International Journal of Computer Applications 142(8):36-39, May 2016. BibTeX

	author = {B. Nagaraju and P. Ramkumar},
	title = {A New Method for Symmetric Key Cryptography},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2016},
	volume = {142},
	number = {8},
	month = {May},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {36-39},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016909888},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In the age of Information Technology Information Security is very important. To provide the security to the communication data, we are using different encryption algorithms. Encryption algorithms can be categorized into Symmetric key cryptography and Asymmetric key cryptography. Many of the Symmetric encryption algorithms (DES, 3DES, Blowfish, RC6 etc…) following the feistel structure, some algorithms (AES etc...) are following substitutions, permutations structure. These all are block ciphers. Symmetric Encryption Algorithms encrypting the plain text by using the secret key and producing cipher text. Decryption algorithms takes the cipher text and secret key and produces the original plain text, this is basically the encryption algorithm run in reverse. This paper specifies a new method for Symmetric key cryptography that can be used to protect data which is transferred through internet. This algorithm is not following the feistel structure, substitutions and permutations. This algorithm can be used for stream ciphers and block ciphers.


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