Comparing the speed of the selected hash and encryption algorithms


Abstract

The data is often the most valuable thing that we collect on our computers. Without proper data security with encryption our valuable information may be illegally used by an unauthorised person. The article presents selected encryption methods and hash functions available in Boucy Castle library for Java programming language. The presented analysis applies to measurement of the speed of signature generation and verification. The signatures are for 240 bit encryption algorithms. In case of a hash function, the analysis refers to the speed of such functions. The fastest encryption algorithm and hash function from the research group were AES and SHA1.


Keywords

encryption algorithms; hash functions; Bouncy Castle

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Published : 2017-09-30


Górniak, D., & Kopniak, P. (2017). Comparing the speed of the selected hash and encryption algorithms. Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 4, 82-86. https://doi.org/10.35784/jcsi.598

Dawid Górniak  dawid.gorniak@pollub.edu.pl
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland
Piotr Kopniak 
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland