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Lightweight Implementations and Power Measurements of SHA-3 Candidates on FPGAs

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dc.contributor.advisor Kaps, Jens-Peter
dc.contributor.author Surapathi, Kishore Kumar
dc.creator Surapathi, Kishore Kumar
dc.date 2012-01-20
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-23T15:37:06Z
dc.date.available NO_RESTRICTION en_US
dc.date.available 2012-02-23T15:37:06Z
dc.date.issued 2012-02-23
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/7526
dc.description.abstract The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has opened a public competition for a new Secure Hash Standard, SHA-3 on Nov 2, 2007. Out of the 64 submissions, 51 were selected for the first round in Dec 2008. Among them, 14 algorithms advanced to the second round in July 2009 and 5 to the third and final round in Dec 2010. The final result is expected to be announced in 2012. The selection criteria is primarilly security followed by software, and hardware performance. The hardware performance is evaluated both in FPGAs as well as in ASICs. In FPGAs, most of the research on the SHA-3 candidates is primarily targeted at high throughput. It is very interesting to see how the SHA-3 candidates perform when area is a constraint. In this work, 4 of the 14 round two candidates (Grøstl, Luffa, SHAvite-3 and BMW) have been implemented. Furthermore, the scalability of the finalist Grøestl has been analyzed in detail. Also, a methodology for measuring power consumption of hash functions on FPGA has been developed and performed the power measurements of all the finalists. Our study shows that Grøstl performs well in resource constraint environment because of its scalability.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject SHA-3 en_US
dc.subject Hash Function en_US
dc.subject FPGA en_US
dc.subject Cryptography en_US
dc.subject Lightweight en_US
dc.subject Power Measurements en_US
dc.title Lightweight Implementations and Power Measurements of SHA-3 Candidates on FPGAs en_US
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.name Masters in Computer Engineering en_US
thesis.degree.level Master's en
thesis.degree.discipline Computer Engineering en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en


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