International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)

ISSN: 2074-9090 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9104 (Online)

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IJCNIS Vol.12, No.3, Jun. 2020

High-Speed and Secure PRNG for Cryptographic Applications

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Zhengbing Hu, Sergiy Gnatyuk, Tetiana Okhrimenko, Sakhybay Tynymbayev, Maksim Iavich

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Quantum cryptography;information security;pseudorandom numbers (sequences);PRNG;evaluation;trit;quantum deterministic protocol;evaluation;trit;NIST STS


Due to the fundamentally different approach underlying quantum cryptography (QC), it has not only become competitive, but also has significant advantages over traditional cryptography methods. Such significant advantage as theoretical and informational stability is achieved through the use of unique quantum particles and the inviolability of quantum physics postulates, in addition it does not depend on the intruder computational capabilities. However, even with such impressive reliability results, QC methods have some disadvantages. For instance, such promising trend as quantum secure direct communication – eliminates the problem of key distribution, since it allows to transmit information by open channel without encrypting it. However, in these protocols, each bit is confidential and should not be compromised, therefore, the requirements for protocol stability are increasing and additional security methods are needed. For a whole class of methods to ensure qutrit QC protocols stability, reliable trit generation method is required. In this paper authors have developed and studied trit generation method and software tool TriGen v.2.0 PRNG. Developed PRNG is important for various practical cryptographic applications (for example, trit QC systems, IoT and Blockchain technologies). Future research can be related with developing fully functional version of testing technique and software tool.

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Zhengbing Hu, Sergiy Gnatyuk, Tetiana Okhrimenko, Sakhybay Tynymbayev, Maksim Iavich, "High-Speed and Secure PRNG for Cryptographic Applications", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), Vol.12, No.3, pp.1-10, 2020. DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2020.03.01


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