Quick Quiz: IPv6

Test your knowledge of IPv6 and learn security tips in the process.

1.) What is another name for IPv6? 
a. MIP
b. CIDR
c. IPng
d. None of the above
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2.) IPv4 uses a 32-bit addressing scheme. What does IPv6 use?
a. 16-bit
b. 56-bit
c. 64-bit
d. 128-bit
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3.) True or False: IPv6 is backwards compatible with network protection devices, such as firewalls and IDS.
Answer

4.) As a security practitioner, which autoconfiguration technique – stateful or stateless – should you be more concerned about?
a. stateful configuration
b. stateless configuration
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5.) IPv6 describes rules for the following types of addressing. Which is communication between a single sender and the nearest of several receivers in a group?
a. anycast
b. unicast
c. multicast
Answer

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This was first published in June 2005

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