KLEIN: A New Family of Lightweight Block Ciphers

Zheng Gong, S.I. Nikova, Y.W. Law

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    Abstract

    Resource-efficient cryptographic primitives are essential for realizing both security and efficiency in embedded systems like RFID tags and sensor nodes. Among those primitives, lightweight block cipher plays a major role as a building block for security protocols. In this paper, we describe a new family of lightweight block ciphers named KLEIN, which is designed for resource-constrained devices such as wireless sensors and RFID tags. Compared to related proposals, KLEIN has advantage in the software performance on legacy sensor platforms, while its hardware implementation can be compact as well.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publication7th International Workshop on RFID, Security and Privacy (RFIDSec 2011)
    EditorsA. Juels, C. Paar
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages1-18
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-25285-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011
    Event7th International Workshop on RFID, Security and Privacy, RFIDSec 2011 - Amherst, MA, USA
    Duration: 26 Jun 201128 Jun 2011

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    Volume7055
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743
    ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

    Conference

    Conference7th International Workshop on RFID, Security and Privacy, RFIDSec 2011
    Period26/06/1128/06/11
    OtherJune 26-28, 2011

    Keywords

    • IR-79651
    • METIS-285238
    • Block cipher
    • SCS-Cybersecurity
    • Lightweight cryptography
    • EWI-21347
    • RFID

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