[LINK] ISPs fear IPv6 security threats
rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Wed Nov 12 17:22:13 AEDT 2008
Karl Auer wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-11-12 at 16:16 +1100, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
>> 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
> That discussion has very little to do with whether the coming of IPv6
> will mean a new wave of vulnerabilities.
> The main cause of "threats" will be ignorance and inexperience on the
> part of network managers, compounded by the freight-train-wreck
> inevitability of almost everyone failing to do anything at all about
> IPv4 address exhaustion until it's far, far too late to carry out an
> orderly transition.
Oh, indeed and indeed ...
>> Ten paces, turn and fire...
> Hard not to see that little effort as a troll - disappointing to see it
> come from you, Richard.
...trolling is a little strong ... it's just that I've seen the "NAT
versus not-NAT" several times recently in re IPv6, and perhaps was
feeling impish ...
> Regards, K.
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