High throughput FPGA Implementation of Advanced Encryption Standard Algorithm
The growth of computer systems and electronic communications and transactions has meant that the need for effective security and reliability of data communication, processing and storage is more important than ever. In this context, cryptography is a high priority research area in engineering. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is a symmetric-key criptographic algorithm for protecting sensitive information and is one of the most widely secure and used algorithm today. High-throughput, low power and compactness have always been topic of interest for implementing this type of algorithm. In this paper, we are interested on the development of high throughput architecture and implementation of AES algorithm, using the least amount of hardware possible. We have adopted a pipeline approach in order to reduce the critical path and achieve competitive performances in terms of throughput and efficiency. This approach is effectively tested on the AES S-Box substitution. The latter is a complex transformation and the key point to improve architecture performances. Considering the high delay and hardware required for this transformation, we proposed 7-stage pipelined S-box by using composite field in order to deal with the critical path and the occupied area resources. In addition, efficient AES key expansion architecture suitable for our proposed pipelined AES is presented. The implementation had been successfully done on Virtex-5 XC5VLX85 and Virtex-6 XC6VLX75T Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) devices using Xilinx ISE v14.7. Our AES design achieved a data encryption rate of 108.69 Gbps and used only 6361 slices ressource. Compared to the best previous work, this implementation improves data throughput by 5.6% and reduces the used slices to 77.69%.
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