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IPv6 security and network protocols security News
June 15, 2017
Microsoft claims recent WannaCry attacks did not influence the decision to disable SMBv1 by default in the next major Windows updates.
June 13, 2017
The recent IPv6 update from the IETF introduces new security and privacy recommendations. Expert Fernando Gont explains these changes and what they mean for organizations.
May 05, 2017
News roundup: Attackers exploit SS7 vulnerability and drain bank accounts. Plus, Trump signs government IT executive order, an Intel AMT flaw threatens millions and more.
April 06, 2017
This week, bloggers look into strategic threat intelligence, cloud migrations and the correlation capabilities of SIEM versus UEBA.
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IPv6 deployment is looming, but what does this mean for the security of IoT devices? Expert Fernando Gont explains. Continue Reading
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IPv6 addresses can be used in a number of ways that can strengthen information security. Expert Fernando Gont explains the basics of IPv6 address usage for enterprises. Continue Reading
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A domain name system is a widely used protocol, but new research shows how threat actors can use DNS TXT records for cyberattacks. Nick Lewis explains this new DNS threat. Continue Reading
Enterprises can deploy IPv6 addresses to improve privacy and security, but there are stability and usage considerations. Expert Fernando Gont explains what they are. Continue Reading
A free FTP tool can help move enterprise files to a managed file transfer service, but there are security factors to consider. Expert Judith Myerson explains what they are. Continue Reading
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The WannaCry TCP port 445 exploit returned the spotlight to Microsoft's long-abused networking port. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend such attacks. Continue Reading
To find out if your IPv6 network has been updated to RFC 7217, you can perform a test using the interface identifier. Expert Fernando Gont explains how to do this. Continue Reading
IP hijacking incidents are on the rise because IP addresses can be easily targeted. Expert Judith Myerson explains how these attacks work and how they can be prevented. Continue Reading