Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2008/339
High Performance Implementation of a Public Key Block Cipher - MQQ, for FPGA Platforms
Mohamed El-Hadedy and Danilo Gligoroski and Svein J. Knapskog
Abstract: We have implemented in FPGA recently published class of public key algorithms -- MQQ, that are based on quasigroup string transformations. Our implementation achieves decryption throughput of 399 Mbps on an Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA that is running on 249.4 MHz. The encryption throughput of our implementation achieves 44.27 Gbps on four Xilinx Virtex-5 chips that are running on 276.7 MHz. Compared to RSA implementation on the same FPGA platform this implementation of MQQ is 10,000 times faster in decryption, and is more than 17,000 times faster in encryption.
Category / Keywords: implementation / Ultra Fast Public Key Cryptosystems, Multivariate Quadratic Quasigroup, MQQ
Publication Info: Submitted to a conference
Date: received 4 Aug 2008
Contact author: danilog at item ntnu no
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