Analysis of code-based digital signature schemes

Rupali Khurana, Ekta Narwal


Digital signatures are in high demand because they allow authentication and non-repudiation. Existing digital signature systems, such as digital signature algorithm (DSA), elliptic curve digital signature algorithm (ECDSA), and others, are based on number theory problems such as discrete logarithmic problems and integer factorization problems. These recently used digital signatures are not secure with quantum computers. To protect against quantum computer attacks, many researchers propose digital signature schemes based on error-correcting codes such as linear, Goppa, polar, and so on. We studied 16 distinct papers based on various error-correcting codes and analyzed their various features such as signing and verification efficiency, signature size, public key size, and security against multiple attacks.


code-based cryptography; code-based digital signatures; cryptography; digital signatures; error-correcting codes; post-quantum cryptography;

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International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)
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