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A Novel Approach towards EDRM System Design for Android Devices

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 90 - Number 14
Year of Publication: 2014
Harshala Yadav

Harshala Yadav. Article: A Novel Approach towards EDRM System Design for Android Devices. International Journal of Computer Applications 90(14):12-18, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Harshala Yadav},
	title = {Article: A Novel Approach towards EDRM System Design for Android Devices},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {90},
	number = {14},
	pages = {12-18},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


As digital content services gain importance in the mobile world, this paper proposes Digital Rights Management implementation for android devices. EDRM (Enterprise Digital Rights Management) system provides a novel solution to control access to documents such as Microsoft word, PDF and images from unauthorized copying, modification, and re-distribution. The work protects user's personal digital content like photos, documents etc. This modeled design aims how security is been provided to mobile devices using password mechanism, hash function and encryption and it is been tested using 100 samples. The individualization, flexibility, efficiency and practicability issues will be assured. The implementation permits the mobile user to conduct a 'preview-before-download' activity and the digital content provider will not suffer from unauthorized mobile users accessing digital content. Proposed system uses a two level security using a Universal Unique Identifier, which is hashed using the (Simple Hashing Algorithm) SHA algorithm, then that key is used for the encryption of the content in Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) algorithm. The parameters used to measure system performance are response-time and throughput and were found out to be 0. 022-sec/request and 45. 54 respectively. Thus the paper achieves better security and faster processing.


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