Why is IPv6 Security Important?

Because;

  • It can affect IPv4 only networks
  • There are many new security threats that are different from IPv4 
  • Many security/hacking tools now support IPv6
  • Attacker can use blended IPv4/IPv6 threats and easily switch from IPv4 to IPv6 or vice versa
  • Lack of IPv6 knowledge can hamper detection of IPv6 attacks

 

Purpose of the IPv6 Security Showcase

  • To demonstrate IPv6 security threats using live demos and presentations
  • To illustrate how security tools can be used in IPv6
  • To discuss IPv6 security best practices
  • To highlight the importance of IPv6 security even for IPv4 only networks

 

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