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High Complexity Bit-Plane Security Enchancement in BPCS Steganography

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Andysah Putera Utama Siahaan

Andysah Putera Utama Siahaan. High Complexity Bit-Plane Security Enchancement in BPCS Steganography. International Journal of Computer Applications 148(3):17-22, August 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Andysah Putera Utama Siahaan},
	title = {High Complexity Bit-Plane Security Enchancement in BPCS Steganography},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {August 2016},
	volume = {148},
	number = {3},
	month = {Aug},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {17-22},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016911069},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In BPCS Steganography, data hiding will be split into blocks that have a high complexity where the blocks are categorized into informative and noise-like regions. A noise-like region is a bit-plane that has the greatest probability as a data hiding since it has a high complexity. In this region, the data inserted is vulnerable to attack. Someone can easily take a series of characters that are stored on a noise-like region previously if the system is not modified. Improving the bit-plane composition is to increase data security. Bit-plane will be combined with a specified key. The key should be changed to bit-plane form as well. The key that has already been turned into the bit-plane will be mated with the original data. Using an exclusive-or of this part is the best way to produce the cipher bit-plane. Finally, the data residing on the cover image produced have a high-security level.


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Bit-Plane, High Complexity, Segmentation