Enterprises Need IPv6-Capable Security Devices Deployed Now
June 06, 2012: It’s go time for IPv6. Internet service providers and Internet companies are taking part in the Internet Society’s World IPv6 Launch day today by permanently deploying IPv6. Network Computing recently spoke with Bob Hinden, co-inventor of IPv6, to learn what’s happened with the new Internet standard and get some insights on potential IPv6 security concerns.
Currently a Check Point Fellow at Check Point Software and co-chair of the IPv6 working group at the Internet Engineering Task Force, Hinden is also chair of the IETF Administrative Support Activity, which is responsible for the fiscal and administrative support of the IETF standards process. He was previously at Nokia, Ipsilon Networks, Sun Microsystems and Bolt, Beranek and Newman, where he worked on a variety of Internet-related projects, including the first operational Internet router.
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