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Technical Report: Kryptium

Healy, Aaron (2018) Technical Report: Kryptium. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

From the research conducted at the beginning of the project development I found there was a severe lack of android applications that allowed users to encrypt varies file types and store them securely in a database of any type. Most applications on the Google Play Store that allow encryption of some sort are mostly messenger like applications or focus on one type of file to encrypt such as images. I also found applications using unsecure encryption algorithms such as MD5 as well have a basic or unappealing user interface.

The Kryptium android application will allow users to encrypt and safely store passwords, text blocks, images and files, such as word, pdf and excel files. These will be encrypted using currently secure encryption algorithms such as AES 256 and TwoFish as well as steganography techniques. The user interface will be as simple as possible to allow users of all experience levels to use the application with ease.

A web application will also contain all the functionality of the android application and allow users to encrypt or decrypt their data on either the android application or on a laptop, or anything with a browser.

The android applications database is a Google Firebase Realtime Database which allows users to access their data on both platforms as the database is hosted online not physically on either device.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software

Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software > Mobile Phone Applications
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software > Mobile Phone Applications
Divisions: School of Computing > Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2018 14:37
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2018 14:37
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/3495

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