[ipv6hackers] my IPv6 insecurity slides

Leinweber, James jim.leinweber at slh.wisc.edu
Mon Nov 28 21:00:43 CET 2011

Cameron Byrne:
> [Users go to IPv6 because they have no choice (addresses run out, many
> people, many devices)
> Content [providers] go to IPv6 to reach the users.

Exactly, though the IPv4 exhaustion pinch will bite sooner in
Eurasia (2/3 of world population) than in the A's (North America,
South America, Africa).

What I've been telling folks in Wisconsin at the IPv6 talks I do is that
the people who need to be in a hurry providing externally facing
IPv6 (DMZ services, particularly web and DNS, but not yet e-mail) are
the ones with:

* Asian users
* Asian supply chains
* Mobile users
* National IT contracts, where it often is mandated

In the Wisconsin these puts state agencies and small businesses
as laggards, who are moving very slowly, if at all.  Colo providers,
multinationals, and people seeking competitive advantage by
being early adopters are all moving much faster.  I wish our ISP's
were moving faster.

-- Jim Leinweber
State Laboratory of Hygiene, University of Wisconsin - Madison
<jim.leinweber at slh.wisc.edu>       phone +1 608 221 6281
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