Securing Data in Images Using Cryptography and Steganography Algorithms


  • Pooja Bagane Department of Computer Science, Symbiosis Institute of Technology, (SIT) affiliated to Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Pune, India
  • S. Venkatesh Assistant Professor, Department of Data Science and Business Systems School of Computing SRM Institute of Science and Technology kattankulathur, Chennai
  • John Babu Guttikonda Professor & Principal, Department of CSE, Vijaya Engineering College, Tanikella, Khammam – 507305, Telangana
  • Arti Badhoutiya Department of Electrical Engineering, GLA University, Mathura
  • Arun Pratap Srivastava Lloyd Institute of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida
  • Akhilesh Kumar Khan Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida
  • A. Deepak Saveetha School of Engineering, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamilnadu
  • Anurag Shrivastava Saveetha School of Engineering, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu


Cryptography, Steganography, Vigenère Cipher, Hash based LSB, Encryption, Decryption, Embedding process


In today’s world, there has been a tremendous increase in the usage of the internet and different kinds of networks to transfer data from one place to another with accuracy and speed. With this rapid growth of the internet and increase in digitalisation, we have entered a time where colossal amounts of data that are transferred via the networks are at constant risk. Transference of data across insecure pathways puts the security of the data in jeopardy. Cryptography and Steganography are two of the many methods that help secure data and protect it from being accessible to intruders or third parties while transmitting it over an open channel or any network. In this paper, a Hash Least Significant Bit (H-LSB) along with Vigenère cipher algorithm has been proposed for providing additional security to data. The paper proposes a system which uses a multi-layer security technique using cryptography and steganography that aims to enhance data security, making it safe and more secure to transfer across open channels or other networks. 


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How to Cite

Bagane, P. ., Venkatesh, S. ., Guttikonda, J. B. ., Badhoutiya, A. ., Srivastava, A. P. ., Khan, A. K. ., Deepak, A. ., & Shrivastava, A. . (2024). Securing Data in Images Using Cryptography and Steganography Algorithms. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(15s), 17–25. Retrieved from



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