Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2018/405

A review of cryptographic properties of S-boxes with Generation and Analysis of crypto secure S-boxes.

Sankhanil Dey and Ranjan Ghosh

Abstract: In modern as well as ancient ciphers of public key cryptography, substitution boxes find a permanent seat. Generation and cryptanalysis of 4-bit as well as 8-bit crypto S-boxes is of utmost importance in modern cryptography. In this paper, a detailed review of cryptographic properties of S-boxes has been illustrated. The generation of crypto S-boxes with 4-bit as well as 8-bit Boolean functions (BFs) and Polynomials over Galois field GF(p^q) has also been of keen interest of this paper. The detailed analysis and comparison of generated 4-bit and 8-bit S-boxes with 4-bit as well as 8-bit S-boxes of Data Encryption Standard (DES) and Advance Encryption Standard (AES) respectively, has incorporated with example. Detailed analysis of generated S-boxes claims a better result than DES and AES in view of security of crypto S-boxes.

Category / Keywords: foundations /

Date: received 1 May 2018

Contact author: sdrpe_rs at caluniv ac in

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