EC-Council Calls for Security Vigilance with IPv6 Transition

EC-Council Calls for Security Vigilance with IPv6 Transition
June 12, 2011 EC-Council

June 8th is World IPv6 Day and it’s a key opportunity for network security analysts, CSOs and other information security professionals to begin planning for their organizations’ transition from IPv4 to IPv6 – and consider the security issues that may develop.

“With the transition to IPv6 comes a host of security concerns, since a change from IPv4 to IPv6 means a change to the very protocol that drives the Internet,” said Jay Bavisi, president and co-founder of EC-Council. “Among other things, the larger address space and mandatory cryptographic functionality of IPv6, in theory, makes it a significant advancement over IPv4. However, IPv6 is not without its problems, and the real test is how well this theoretical superiority will translate into practical benefit.”

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