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Video encryption is a suitable method to protect video data. There are some disadvantages in the algorithms proposed before. In this paper, we propose a novel fast MPEG video encryption algorithm, which encrypts run length codes with chaotic run-length encryption algorithm (CREA), encrypts the signs of motion vectors with security-enhanced chaotic stream cipher (SECSC) and distributes keys with chaotic key distributor (CKD) at the same time. Its security, compression ratio and computational complexity are analyzed in details. Experimental results show that, the algorithm has less effect on compression ratio than the algorithms confusing DCT coefficients do, does not change file format, and is of low cost. Thus, it is suitable for secure video encoding with real-time requirement.
Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision Conference, 2004. ICARCV 2004 8th (Volume:1 )
Date of Conference: 6-9 Dec. 2004