[ipv6hackers] IPv6 security presentation at Hack.lu 2011
fgont at si6networks.com
Thu Sep 22 10:44:55 CEST 2011
On 09/22/2011 04:33 AM, Eric Vyncke (evyncke) wrote:
> Just to focus on the point whether enabling IPv6 is good or not...
> which is I think the major disagreement that I have with Fernando's
Note that my presentation does not even touch on the subject on whether
there is good incentive to deploy IPv6 or not. It just focuses on
dismantling a number of myths regarding IPv6 security, and discussing a
number of issues that affect the security of emerging deployments.
> Security people saying 'NO' are looking for trouble, they should say
> 'YES, BUT' :-)
Security people must discuss the security implications. Whether the
final answer is "YES" or "NOT" depends on a number of factors
(basically, if the the benefits you get are worth the increased risk),
and are not a "one size fits all".
For example, there are reasons for which, for example, a defense network
might not want to deploy IPv6.
> My point is that indeed organizations should move to IPv6 but this
> must be planned with training, education, ...
My point was, essentially, that if you decide to deploy IPv6, this
should be planned with proper education, and consideration of the
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