International Journal of Computer Applications
Today web is going towards the multimedia data in which image covers the highest percentage of it. But with the ever-increasing growth of multimedia applications, security is an important aspect in communication and storage of images and encryption is the way to ensure security. Image encryption techniques try to convert original image to another image that is hard to understand and to keeps the image confidential between users. Valuable multimedia content such as digital images, however, is vulnerable to unauthorized access while in storage and during transmission over a network.