ICSA Labs Blog: Transition

What’s the main IPv6 security issue in most networks?

There’s much evidence that World IPv6 Day was a success.  Whether it was or not, hopefully it's prompting people to think about transitioning their networks to IPv6.  So, what's the implication for your network's security?  Well, is IPv6 running in your network?  Are your network security devices configured to inspect IPv6 traffic, or are they even equipped to do so?  If you know the answers to these questions, then you probably don't need to cont

Have we really run out of IPv4 addresses?

There is a top-level worldwide administrator responsible for the overall pool of Internet addresses. This administrator is the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), which hands out address blocks in Regional Internet Registries (RIR) – of which there are five.