SIMON and SPECK: Block Ciphers for the Internet of Things

  title={SIMON and SPECK: Block Ciphers for the Internet of Things},
  author={Ray Beaulieu and Douglas Shors and Jason Smith and Stefan Treatman-Clark and Bryan Weeks and Louis Wingers},
  journal={IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive},
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) developed the Simon and Speck families of lightweight block ciphers as an aid for securing applications in very constrained environments where AES may not be suitable. This paper summarizes the algorithms, their design rationale, along with current cryptanalysis and implementation results. 
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