An Implementation of Text and Color Image Steganography Technique Using Cryptographic Algorithm

Authors

  • Prakhar Agrawal PG Student, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Institute of Engineering and Science, Indore Professional Studies Academy, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Arvind Upadhyay Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Institute of Engineering and Science, Indore Professional Studies Academy, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Keywords:

Steganography, Images, Cryptography, ECDH, RSA, Security, Data Hiding, Communication Channel

Abstract

The craft of data stowing away has gotten much consideration in the ongoing years as security of data has turned into a major worry in this web time. As sharing of delicate data by means of a typical correspondence channel have become inevitable, Steganography techniques aimed at secretly hiding data in a multimedia carrier such as text, audio, image or video, without raising any suspicion of alteration to its contents. The original carrier is referred to as the cover object. In this paper, we proposed a mechanism of end user data security by means of image steganography technique using ECDH (Elliptic Curve Diffie–Hellman) algorithm for improving image quality while we hide data in image. Our proposed approach is simplified yet efficient algorithm that can be implemented for end user application that strictly enforces the data integrity over the communication channel. The performance of the proposed approach is measured in terms of time, memory, MSE and PSNR which was better improved from the previous approach in the similar parameters.

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Published

05-05-2018