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Implementation of Cryptography Technique using Columnar Transposition

IJCA Special Issue on Recent Trends in Information Security
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Year of Publication: 2014
Malay B. Pramanik

Malay B Pramanik. Article: Implementation of Cryptography Technique using Columnar Transposition. IJCA Special Issue on Recent Trends in Information Security RTINFOSEC:19-23, February 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Malay B. Pramanik},
	title = {Article: Implementation of Cryptography Technique using Columnar Transposition},
	journal = {IJCA Special Issue on Recent Trends in Information Security},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {RTINFOSEC},
	pages = {19-23},
	month = {February},
	note = {Full text available}


Cryptography is an art and science of converting original message into non-readable form. There are two techniques for converting data into non-readable form: 1) Transposition technique 2) Substitution technique. Transposition ciphers use the letters of the plaintext message, but they permute the order of the letters. Columnar Transposition involves writing the plaintext out in rows, and then reading the ciphertext off in columns. In this Cryptography there is use of three aspects of Columnar Transposition; Single Transposition using ROT-13 applicable to message of the Algorithm, Double Transposition using Caesar Cipher in second round of an Algorithm and Triple Transposition were it combine both the concept and use reverse of the message in second round of the Algorithm.


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