An Enriched Ciphering Method to Evaluate Performance of EEA2-algorithm for LTE Security

  • Gautam Siwach University of New Haven, Pennsylvania state university, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Amir Esmailpour University of New Haven
Keywords: networks, LTE, Security, Communications and Services


In order to address vulnerabilities in LTE security and the objective to strengthen the implementation of encryption and decryption algorithms in LTE, we proposed a method for integration of an algorithm with a dynamic matrix generation scheme of 16*16 elements during AES implementation. Implementing such algorithm eradicates the vulnerability that causes a hacker to access plain text. The vulnerability arises within the implementation of AES.

This research explores Enriched Ciphering algorithm for number of scenarios based on function calls and time metrics that increases 3.9 times when there is a change in size of the plain text. We evaluated the proposed algorithm referred to as Enriched Ciphering Algorithm based on various use cases, including compression and decompression of cipher text that provides an extra layer of complexity to strengthen the security, and provides performance improvements of 13.9 percent when executing the Enriched Ciphering algorithm with big data size. 

Author Biographies

Gautam Siwach, University of New Haven, Pennsylvania state university, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Gautam Siwach is an active researcher, and works as a Senior Technology personal at Forbes’s listed top 10 companies that give the most difficult Job interview above Google, Microsoft and Facebook.

He is listed as alumni of Pennsylvania state university, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and University of New Haven. 

Gautam Siwach has published several research papers and is an author, Chair, Presenter at IEEE and ASEE - United States of America, Canada conferences. He has received various Quality and Performance awards from Accenture and scholarships during his Academic and Professional career.

Amir Esmailpour, University of New Haven

Dr. Amir Esmailpour is an assistant professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science (ECECS) at the University of New Haven (UNH), where he teaches computer and networking courses, while conducting research on the 4th Generation (4G) of wireless networks such as Long Term Evolution (LTE) and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX).

Before coming to the UNH, Dr. Esmailpour was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Toronto, Canada. He received his PhD from the faculty of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Guelph, Canada, and his Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Ryerson University, Toronto, and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, respectively, both located in Canada.  Dr. Esmailpour has several years of experience in research and teaching at universities across Canada and the U.S. Prior to returning to academic work, he also had several years of experience in industry, working for companies such as Nortel Networks and Daimler Chrysler.

Dr. Esmailpour has published several papers in reputable publications such as IEEE journals, magazines, and conferences. He has also reviewed more than 100 papers in the same journals and conferences. He has received several Canadian national, provincial and industrial awards and scholarships during his academic and professional careers, such as a grant from Canada's prestigious NSERC. In addition to his university education, he also holds several industrial certifications such as Microsoft Corporation, Cisco Systems, and Nortel Networks certifications.

Dr. Esmailpour's research interests include various areas of networking and wireless communication, such as next generation of wireless networks, LTE, WiMAX radio resource management, quality of service, and routing. He also has strong industrial affiliations with companies such as Ericsson, Cisco, and RIM.


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