Quick Quiz answers: IPv6

Quick Quiz answers: IPv6

1.) c. IPng

From the SearchSecurity.com glossary:
IPv6 has also been called "IPng" (IP Next Generation). (Read the rest of the definition.)

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2.) d. 128-bit

From the tip Get ready for IPv6: Five security issues to consider:
The rapid explosion of technology in emerging markets, especially in the Asian-Pacific region, demands a new supply of IP address space. IPv6 solves this problem by using 128-bit addressing. (Read the rest of the tip.)

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3.) False

From the tip Get ready for IPv6: Five security issues to consider:
IPv6 is not backwards compatible… This is especially important to remember when it comes to perimeter-protection devices. Routers, firewalls and intrusion-detection systems may require software and/or hardware upgrades in order to "speak" IPv6. (Read the rest of the tip.)

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4.) b. stateless configuration

From the tip Get ready for IPv6: Five security issues to consider:
On the other hand, keep an eye on stateless autoconfiguration. This technique allows systems to generate their own IP addresses and checks for address duplication. This decentralized approach may be easier from a system administration perspective, but it raises challenges for those of us charged with tracking the use (and abuse!) of network resources. (Read the rest of the tip.)

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5.) a. anycast

From the SearchSecurity.com glossary: In Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6), anycast is communication between a single sender and the nearest of several receivers in a group. ( Read the rest of the definition.)

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This was last published in June 2005

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