ICEPOLE: High-speed, hardware-oriented authenticated encryption

Morawiecki, Pawel, Gaj, Kris, Homsirikamol, Ekawat, Matusiewicz, Krystian, Pieprzyk, Josef, Rogawski, Marcin, Srebrny, Marian, & Wójcik, Marcin (2014) ICEPOLE: High-speed, hardware-oriented authenticated encryption. Lecture Notes in Computer Science [Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems - CHES 2014], 8731, pp. 392-413.

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Abstract

This paper introduces our dedicated authenticated encryption scheme ICEPOLE. ICEPOLE is a high-speed hardware-oriented scheme, suitable for high-throughput network nodes or generally any environment where specialized hardware (such as FPGAs or ASICs) can be used to provide high data processing rates. ICEPOLE-128 (the primary ICEPOLE variant) is very fast. On the modern FPGA device Virtex 6, a basic iterative architecture of ICEPOLE reaches 41 Gbits/s, which is over 10 times faster than the equivalent implementation of AES-128-GCM. The throughput-to-area ratio is also substantially better when compared to AES-128-GCM. We have carefully examined the security of the algorithm through a range of cryptanalytic techniques and our findings indicate that ICEPOLE offers high security level.

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ID Code: 82453
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems – CHES 2014 : 16th International Workshop, Busan, South Korea, September 23-26, 2014. Proceedings. Print ISBN 978-3-662-44708-6
Keywords: Authenticated encryption scheme, Authenticated cipher, ICEPOLE
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-44709-3_22
ISSN: 0302-9743
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 International Association for Cryptologic Research
Copyright Statement: The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-44709-3_22
Deposited On: 11 Mar 2015 23:11
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2015 09:07

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