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line 1 (of Affiliation): dept. name of organization line 2: name of organization, acronyms acceptable line 3: City, Country line 4: e-mail: Abstract—Cryptographic hash functions are used to protect information integrity and authenticity in a wide range of applications.In this paper, we investigate highspeed ,efficient hardware algorithm which is a combination of both RSA and BLAKE for providing privacy and security in data networks including encryption/decryption. Hash function BLAKE is a new standard candidate algorithm ,it is selected for the second round SHA-3 competition by NIST.RSA is the asymmetric public key cryptography system. Since this is a hybrid algorithm it provides the advantages of both the asymmetric and symmetric key. The choice of the algorithm is based on the absence of backdoor in both these algorithms. The coding of the RSA and BLAKE is done in VHDL and the FPGA synthesis is done using Modelsim.The results shows that the proposed algorithm is more secure than the simple RSA hardware implemented using the traditional multiplication algorithm.
Keywords-Blake,Hash Function,RSA,Security I Introduction

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line 1 (of Affiliation): dept. name of organization line 2: name of organization, acronyms acceptable line 3: City, Country line 4: e-mail: significantly impact the overall security and computational efficiency of an information security scheme. A cryptographic hash function is one which converts an input data of arbitrary length into a fixed-length output. Cryptographic hash functions are somewhat different from ordinary hash functions used in computer programs; however, for simplicity cryptographic hash functions will simply be referred to as hash functions throughout the rest of this thesis. The output of a hash function must have certain properties; these are: pre-image resistance, second pre-image resistance and collision resistance. These properties ensure that the hash function is secure. The properties stem from the ways in which hash functions have been attacked. Pre-image resistance implies that the hash function is a one-way function. That is, it should be infeasible for an attacker to determine the original data (or message) from a given hash code or digest (the digest is another name for the hash code or hash value). Second preimage resistance guarantees that even the slightest change in a message will change the digest. That is, if an attacker is given a message, it should be infeasible for the attacker to manipulate the message and still obtain the same digest as the original message digest. Collision resistance gives the general analogy of fingerprint with respect to the message digests. That is, every message is expected to have a unique hash code and it should be generally difficult for an attacker to find two messages with the same hash code. Mathematically, a hash function (H) is defined as follows: H: {0, 1}* → {0, 1}n In this notation, {0, 1}* refers to the set of binary elements of any length including the empty string while {0, 1}n refers to the set of binary elements of length n. Thus, the hash function maps a set of binary elements of arbitrary length to a set of binary elements of fixed length. The research scene of hash functions has seen a surge of works since attacks [1]–[3] on the two most deployed hash functions,MD5 and SHA-1. A notable milestone was the forgery of a MD5-signed certificate using a cluster of PlayStation 3s [4]. Such results have led to a lack of confidence in the current U.S.(and de facto worldwide) hash

There is no doubt about the fact that electronic communication has revolutionized our world. Communication needs to be secure to avoid fraudulent activities, such as impersonation. Documents created by an institution such as transcripts can be digitally signed; images created by a camera can be digitally watermarked, all in an effort to ensure secure communication. Many schemes come into play when we are trying to provide information security. These schemes, such as digital signatures and digital watermarking, utilize a number of cryptographic primitives. Cryptographic hash functions are primitives or building blocks utilized in the schemes that are used to provide information security. The cryptographic hash functions on their own do not typically provide full information security; however, they play a critical role in the schemes that do provide information security. Hence the security and speed of the cryptographic hash function can

standard, SHA-2 [5], due to its similarity with MD5 and SHA-1. As a response to the potential risks of using SHA-2, the U.S. Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has started a public competition—the NIST Hash Competition —to develop the future hash standard SHA-3 [6]. Today, various cryptographic algorithms have been developed. These are broadly classified as symmetric key (DES, TDES, Blowfish, CAST, IDEA,RC4, RC6, AES) and asymmetric key (RSA, ECC) algorithms. In any symmetric-key encryption technique, both encryption and decryption process are carried out using a single key [7].These algorithms are efficient, are secure, execute at high speeds, and consume less computer resources of memory and processor time.However, symmetric key cryptographic techniques suffer from the disadvantages of Key distribution problem, Key management problem and inability to digitally sign a message. The problems associated with symmetric-key cryptographic techniques were solved when asymmetric encryption mechanism was implemented. Here, instead of a single key, every person has a pair of keys. One key, called the public key is known to everyone and the other one, the private key is known only to the owner. There is a mathematical relationship between both these keys.Thus, if any message ‘m’ is encrypted using any of the key, it can be decrypted by the other portion. Various asymmetric encryption algorithms (RSA, Elgamal) have been implemented. Details on the working of asymmetric encryption techniques can be had from Schneier [13], Stallings[14]. Asymmetric encryption algorithms are broadly divided into three families: 1. Algorithms based on the integer factorization problem (e.g. RSA) 2. Algorithms based on the discrete logarithm problem(e.g. DLP) 3. Algorithms based on Elliptic Curves It is widely recognized and accepted that data security 2will play a crucial and critical role in modern times for businesses will be transacted over the Internet through ecommerce and m-commerce channels. To address these security concerns, various security protocols that are of symmetric-key and asymmetric-key type have been developed. In this paper, we present a software implementation of a hybrid algorithm that combines both the symmetric key algorithm of BLAKE and the asymmetric- key algorithm of RSA. The paper also presents future trends of research. In this paper, we present an hybrid algorithm for enhanced network security. The organization of the paper is as follows. In section 2,we present the basics of RSA and the BLAKE algorithm.In

section 3 we explain the proposed architecture of the project. The simulation results is presented in the section 4. II. ALGORITHMIC SPECIFICATION A. BLAKE BLAKE has two main versions: BLAKE-32 and BLAKE-64. This section gives a brief specification of these algorithms.A complete specification of the algorithm is given in [10]. The BLAKE-32 algorithm operates on 32-bit words and re- turns a 256-bit hash value. It is based on the iteration of a compression function, described in the following. 1) Compression Function: Henceforth we shall use the following notations: if is a message (a bit string), denotes its 16-word block, and is the th word of the th block of Indices start from zero, for example a block message is decomposed as , and the block is composed of words , . We use similar notations for other bit strings. The compression function of BLAKE-32 takes as input the following four values: • a chaining value h=h0,h1…h7; • a message block m=m0,m1,m2..m15; • a salt s=s0,s1..s3 ; • a counter t=t0,t1 . These inputs represent 30 words in total (i.e., 960 bits). The salt is an optional input for special applications, such as randomized hashing [11]. The output of the compression function is a new chaining of words, . a) Initialization: A 16-word internal state is initialized such that different inputs produce different initial states. This state is represented as a 4 x 4 matrix

b) Round Function: Once the state is initialized, the compression function iterates a series of ten rounds. A round is a transformation of the state that computes And then

c) Finalization: After the sequence of rounds, the new chaining value is extracted from the state with input of the initial chaining value h and the salt s

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Compute φ(n) = (p-1) (q-1), where φ is Euler's totient function. Choose an integer e such that 1 < e <φ(n) and gcd(e,φ(n)) = 1, i.e. e and φ(n) are co prime. e is released as the public key exponent. e having a short bit-length and small Hamming weight results in more efficient encryption - most commonly 0x10001 = 65537. However, small values of e (such as 3) have been shown to be less secure in some settings. Determine d = e–1 mod φ(n); i.e. d is the multiplicative inverse of e mod φ(n). This is often computed using the extended Euclidean algorithm. d is kept as the private key exponent.

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2) Hashing a Message: When hashing a message, the function starts from an initial value (IV ), and the iterated hash process computes intermediate hash values that are called chaining values. Before being processed, a message is first padded so that its length is a multiple of the block size (512 bits). It is then processed block per block by the compression function, as described in the following: It is used to avoid certain generic attacks on the iterated hash (e.g., [12]). The salt is chosen by the user, and set to zero by default. B. RSA ALGORITHM RSA algorithm (named after its founders, Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman) has become almost synonymous with public key cryptography. An interesting feature of RSA algorithm is that, it allows most of the components used in encryption process are re-used in the decryption process . So this can minimize the resulting hardware area. RSA involves a public key and a private key. The public key can be known to everyone and is used for encrypting messages. Messages encrypted with the public key can only be decrypted using the private key. The keys for the RSA algorithm are generated the following way: o o Choose two numbers p and q. distinct prime

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The public key consists of the modulus n and the public (or encryption) exponent e. The private key consists of the private (or decryption) exponent d which must be kept secret. RSA encryption and decryption are mutual inverses and commutative as shown in equation (1) and (2), due to symmetry in modular arithmetic. Hence the encryption engine covers both the operation of Encryption and Decryption. III PROPOSED ARCHITECTURE

For security purposes, the integers p and q should be chosen at random, and should be of similar bitlength. Prime integers can be efficiently found using a primality test. Compute n = pq n is used as the modulus for both the public and private keys Figure shows the block diagram of the cryptographic processor, and the fig 3.2 shows the proposed architecture

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for more secured cryptographic processor. The overall architecture of the proposed system shown in fig 3.2 consists of a random logic unit, an encryption unit, a decryption unit, a memory, a lookup table and multiplexers. The project concentrates on providing high data security to the data’s stored in the memory which is done by means of two cryptographic algorithms i.e.RSA,BLAKE.Two operation are performed i.e. either read/write to the memory. When the data is to be written into the memory, the address of the memory, read/write enable and data to be written to the memory is given at the input. The input 64 bit data is divided into 4 blocks of 16 bit each. The input at random logic selection is selecting the algorithm to be used for each block of data. Enable signal is generated and it is given to the data multiplexer, key multiplexer and the look up table respectively to perform the appropriate operation. Enable signal control the encryption to be used and the operation of the multiplexer. Based on the input the algorithm is chosen and the given data is encrypted according to it and is stored in the memory address specified via a multiplexer. Simultaneous a private key is generated and is stored in the look up table via a multiplexer. The multiplexers used, select the proper encrypted data and private key from the encryption unit and stores in the memory unit and look up table respectively also used to gets back the key for decryption of the data to the decryption unit. The memory unit stores the encrypted data in the given memory location. While read operation is executed, the lookup table provides the private key which is used to recover the original data from the encrypted data from the stored address, also algorithm used to encrypt the data. The decryption unit receives the encrypted data, appropriate private key and algorithm used for encryption from the memory & look up table. The multiplexer 3 gives the original data that obtained either of the two algorithms used in project. Thus the original data is secured by the proposed cryptographic processor and can’t be hacked by any malware attack. A. Authors and Affiliations The template is designed so that author affiliations are not repeated each time for multiple authors of the same affiliation. Please keep your affiliations as succinct as possible (for example, do not differentiate among departments of the same organization). This template was designed for two affiliations. 1) For author/s of only one affiliation (Heading 3): To change the default, adjust the template as follows. a) Selection (Heading 4): Highlight all author and affiliation lines. b) Change number of columns: Select Format > Columns >Presets > One Column. c) Deletion: Delete the author and affiliation lines for the second affiliation.

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