Peer-Reviewed Journal Details
Mandatory Fields
Naughton T.;Hennelly B.;Dowling T.
2008
October
Journal Of The Optical Society Of America A-Optics Image Science And Vision
Introducing secure modes of operation for optical encryption
Published
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Optional Fields
25
10
2608
2617
We analyze optical encryption systems using the techniques of conventional cryptography. All conventional block encryption algorithms are vulnerable to attack, and often they employ secure modes of operation as one way to increase security. We introduce the concept of conventional secure modes to optical encryption and analyze the results in the context of known conventional and optical attacks. We consider only the optical system "double random phase encoding," which forms the basis for a large number of optical encryption, watermarking, and multiplexing systems. We consider all attacks proposed to date in one particular scenario. We analyze only the mathematical algorithms themselves and do not consider the additional security that arises from employing these algorithms in physical optical systems. © 2008 Optical Society of America.
1084-7529
10.1364/JOSAA.25.002608
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