[LINK] ISPs fear IPv6 security threats

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Wed Nov 12 16:16:55 AEDT 2008

Don the flame-proof suits all, there's a religious war coming.

- some believe that NAT provides an increment of security
- some believe that if the host is secure, it can be exposed to the

Ten paces, turn and fire...


David Boxall wrote:
> A change is as good as a break, or so I've heard:
> <http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2230250/isps-fear-ipv6-security-threats>
>> Over half of internet service providers believe that new threats could emerge with the deployment of the new Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), according to the latest annual worldwide Infrastructure Security Report from Arbor Networks.
> ...
>> Only eight per cent of respondents believed that threats will decrease with improved IPv6 deployment, while 55 per cent thought that the threat landscape would become more risky.

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