Cryptography

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Calvin K

 

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June 16, 2016

 

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Helix is a high-speed stream cipher with a built-in MAC function-ality. On a Pentium II CPU it is about twice as fast as Rijndael or Twofish, and comparable in speed to RC4. The overhead per encrypted/authenticated message is low, making it suitable for small messages. It is efficient in both hardware and software, and with some pre-computation can effectively switch keys on a per-message basis without additional overhead...
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The overhead per encrypted/authenticated message is low, making it suitable for small messages. It is efficient in both hardware and software, and with some pre-computation can effectively switch keys on a per-message basis without additional overhead. Keywords: Stream cipher, MAC, authentication, encryption...
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