Attack MitigationSecurity

Three Security Considerations for IPv6 Launch Day – June 6th, 2012

May 22, 2012 — by Carl Herberger4

A quick overview – – What is IPv6 Launch Day and why should I care?

In case you haven’t been glued to the Internet Society (ISOC) website, there soon will be some rather large changes to the Internet as the much anticipated World IPv6 Launch day arrives on June 6. I see this as much more hype than operationally a change.

Application SecuritySecurity

IPv6 Threats: What you should know before ramping up a new service layer

August 1, 2011 — by Ron Meyran0

IPv6 was designed to solve the limited addressing space of IPv4 and includes built-in security features to provide authentication, data confidentiality and integrity. However, it does not address service availability and security, which may occur due to IPv6’s inherent vulnerabilities and weaknesses that can be exploited by attackers.