An Image Steganography-based Novel Approach to develop 8-Share Integrated Security Toolkit (ISTI-8)

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Sabyasachi Samanta 1,* Saurabh Dutta 2 Gautam Sanyal 1

1. Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, WB, INDIA

2. Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur, WB, INDIA

* Corresponding author.


Received: 10 Jan. 2015 / Revised: 12 Mar. 2015 / Accepted: 2 Apr. 2015 / Published: 8 May 2015

Index Terms

Steganography, Nonlinear Pixel Position (NPP), Modulus Division based Encryption (MDE), Visual Cryptography, Component based Visual Cryptography for Image (CVCI), Integrated Security Toolkit for Image (ISTI)


Encryption is a process or algorithm to make information hidden or secret and considered as a subset of cryptography. Using encryption data are being transformed into some another form that appears to be meaningless and incomprehensible. Here we have embedded encrypted data bits about the entire image to some suitable nonlinear pixel positions using key. After that we have formed several shares of image and key using R, G and B components and character or digits respectively. At the decryption end through appropriate arrangement of shares of image and key, make possible to retrieve hidden data bits from stego-image and reform into its original content.

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Sabyasachi Samanta, Saurabh Dutta, Gautam Sanyal, "An Image Steganography-based Novel Approach to develop 8-Share Integrated Security Toolkit (ISTI-8)", IJIEEB, vol.7, no.3, pp.52-59, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijieeb.2015.03.08


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