Journal of Computer Science

IMAGE ENCRYPTION BASED ON SINGULAR VALUE DECOMPOSITION

Nidhal K. El Abbadi, Adil Mohamad and Mohammed Abdul-Hameed

DOI : 10.3844/jcssp.2014.1222.1230

Journal of Computer Science

Volume 10, Issue 7

Pages 1222-1230

Abstract

Image encryption is one of the most methods of information hiding. A novel secure encryption method for image encryption is presented in this study. The proposed algorithm based on using singular value decomposition SVD. In this study we start to scramble the image data according to suggested keys (two sequence scrambling process with two different keys) to finally create two different matrices. The diagonal matrix from the SVD will be interchanged with the resulted matrices. Another scrambling and diagonal matrices interchange will apply to increase the complexity. The resulted two matrices combine to one matrix according to predefined procedure. The encrypted image is a meaningfull image. The suggested method tested with many images encryption and gives promised results.

Copyright

© 2014 Nidhal K. El Abbadi, Adil Mohamad and Mohammed Abdul-Hameed. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.