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18458 KLEIN: A New Family of Lightweight Block Ciphers
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Gong, Zheng and Nikova, S.I. and Law, Yee Wei (2010) KLEIN: A New Family of Lightweight Block Ciphers. Technical Report TR-CTIT-10-33, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology University of Twente, Enschede. ISSN 1381-3625

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Abstract

Resource-efficient cryptographic primitives become fundamental 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 the related proposals, KLEIN has advantage
in the software performance on legacy sensor platforms, while its hardware implementation
can be compact as well.

Item Type:Internal Report (Technical Report)
Research Group:EWI-DIES: Distributed and Embedded Security
Research Program:CTIT-ISTRICE: Integrated Security and Privacy in a Networked World
Research Project:ALwEN: Ambient Living with Embedded Networks
Uncontrolled Keywords:Block cipher, Wireless sensor network, Low-resource implementation
ID Code:18458
Deposited On:20 September 2010
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