Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2005/414

Authenticated Encryption Mode of VEST Ciphers

Sean O'Neil and Benjamin Gittins

Abstract: This paper demonstrates operation of the authenticated encryption mode in VEST ciphers. All VEST ciphers operating in the authenticated encryption mode with infinite error propagation provide keyed message authentication at the same speed as their keystream generation, with negligible overhead and maintaining their security ratings.

Category / Keywords: secret-key cryptography / stream ciphers, hash functions, authenticated encryption, message digest, MAC, message authentication code, fastest hardware cipher, NLFSR, parallel feedback, RNS, residue number system

Publication Info: posted on ECRYPT, not published previously

Date: received 17 Nov 2005, last revised 3 Apr 2007, withdrawn 3 Apr 2007

Contact author: sean at cryptolib com

Available format(s): (-- withdrawn --)

Version: 20070403:151651 (All versions of this report)

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