Lightweight Ciphers for Internet of Things: A Survey
Amarpreet Singh1, Sandeep Singh2, Gurpreet Singh3

1Amarpreet Singh, Research Scholar, Department of Computer Science, Chandigarh University, Mohali (Punjab), India.
2Dr. Sandeep Singh, Department of Computer Science, Chandigarh University Mohali (Punjab), India.
3Dr. Gurpreet Singh, Department of Computer Science, Punjab Institute of Technology, Rajpura (Punjab), India.

Manuscript received on 01 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 May 2019 | PP: 1973-1981 | Volume-8 Issue-7, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G5989058719/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Resource Constrained devices such as embedded system, Internet of Things based network and its applications areas are becoming a part of human’s life. These networks comprises of intelligent nodes interacting with each other in a significant way offering plenty of services. These networks are still having various vulnerabilities and which in turn requires a lot of security measures. Basically, Internet of Things (IoT) system suffers from various attacks and hence some appropriate solution is required for the protection. There are some security challenges that need to be addressed which could be followed for the design of Secure IoT system. The paper presents a comprehensive survey of 33 symmetric lightweight ciphers with original implementations on 0.09µm, 0.13µm, 0.18µm, 0.25µm and 0.35µm technologies used in constrained environments with the different metrics.
Keyword: WSN, RFID, Gate Equivalency, Constrained Devices.
Scope of the Article: Internet Computing.