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An Efficient Technique to Prevent Data Misuse with Matrix Cipher Encryption Algorithms

Muhammad Nadeem1, Ali Arshad2,*, Saman Riaz2, Syeda Wajiha Zahra1, Ashit Kumar Dutta3, Moteeb Al Moteri4, Sultan Almotairi5

1 Department of Computing, Abasyn University, Islamabad, Pakistan
2 Department of Computer Science, National University of Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
3 Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, College of Applied Sciences, AlMaarefa University, Riyadh, 13713, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
4 Department of Management Information Systems, Business Administration College, King Saud University, Riyadh, 11451, Saudi Arabia
5 Department of Natural and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Community College, Majmaah University, Majmaah, 11952, Saudi Arabia

* Corresponding Author: Ali Arshad. Email: email

Computers, Materials & Continua 2023, 74(2), 4059-4079.


Many symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithms have been developed in cloud computing to transmit data in a secure form. Cloud cryptography is a data encryption mechanism that consists of different steps and prevents the attacker from misusing the data. This paper has developed an efficient algorithm to protect the data from invaders and secure the data from misuse. If this algorithm is applied to the cloud network, the attacker will not be able to access the data. To encrypt the data, the values of the bytes have been obtained by converting the plain text to ASCII. A key has been generated using the Non-Deterministic Bit Generator (NRBG) mechanism, and the key is XNORed with plain text bits, and then Bit toggling has been implemented. After that, an efficient matrix cipher encryption algorithm has been developed, and this algorithm has been applied to this text. The capability of this algorithm is that with its help, a key has been obtained from the plain text, and only by using this key can the data be decrypted in the first steps. A plain text key will never be used for another plain text. The data has been secured by implementing different mechanisms in both stages, and after that, a ciphertext has been obtained. At the end of the article, the latest technique will be compared with different techniques. There will be a discussion on how the present technique is better than all the other techniques; then, the conclusion will be drawn based on comparative analysis.


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M. Nadeem, A. Arshad, S. Riaz, S. W. Zahra, A. K. Dutta et al., "An efficient technique to prevent data misuse with matrix cipher encryption algorithms," Computers, Materials & Continua, vol. 74, no.2, pp. 4059–4079, 2023.

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