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DDoS attackers start targeting IPv6 networks

Cybercriminals have started launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against networks that transmit data over IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6), according to a <a href="http://ddos.arbornetworks.com/2012/02/a-milestone-in-ipv6-deployment/">report</a> published recently by DDoS mitigation vendor Arbor Networks.

Lucian Constantin | 17 Feb | Read more

IPv6 deployment starts at the network edge

IT execs know they will have to deploy IPv6 at some point, but where to begin? One approach that establishes some  <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/073009-ipv6-guide.html">IPv6</a> capability without spending a lot of time or money is to start at the perimeter.

Scott Hogg | 14 Feb | Read more

IPv6: Dual-stack strategy starts at the perimeter

We are in an awkward point in the history of the Internet. <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/impact-ipv4-address-exhaustion-security-ipv4-">IPv4 address depletion</a> has occurred yet we expect to use IPv4 for the next 15 to 20 years. Organizations see two paths before them. One alternative is to use continue to use IPv4 and expect to use multiple layers of network address translation (NAT) for many years to come. The other alternative is to start to use IPv6, however, the majority of enterprise organizations and content providers have not embraced the protocol.

Scott Hogg | 14 Feb | Read more

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IP voice security: are you susceptible or strong?

Undoubtedly, corporations are realising the benefits of IP voice systems. Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) can bring substantial cost savings and productivity enhancements to a business by transforming its circuit-switched networks to IP packet switching networks and running voice and data applications over a single infrastructure.

Gordon Makryllos | 02 May | Read more

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