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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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The MD5 hashing algorithm is a one-way cryptographic function that accepts a message of any length as input and returns as output a fixed-length digest value to be used for authenticating the original message. Continue Reading
The Advanced Encryption Standard, or AES, is a symmetric block cipher used by the U.S. government to protect classified information and is implemented in software and hardware throughout the world to encrypt sensitive data. Continue Reading
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a computer networking protocol for securing connections between network application clients and servers over an insecure network, such as the internet. Continue Reading
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Expert Fernando Gont explains how Internet Control Message Protocol version 6 can be used by threat actors to stage a simple, yet effective, denial-of-service attack. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking security has both good and bad potential. It can benefit route connectivity, but it also presents risk linked to improper SDN controller implementation. Continue Reading
Microsoft security researchers recently introduced a new tool called NetCease that prevents network reconnaissance. Expert Judith Myerson explains how the tool can stop attackers. Continue Reading
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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
Enterprises looking to perform IPv6 address scans can use DNS reverse mapping techniques. In part one of this tip, expert Fernando Gont explains how the process works. Continue Reading
Out-of-band management can be used for handling network infrastructure. Expert Judith Myerson explains the benefits of out-of-band management and how it can be implemented. Continue Reading
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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 address hijacking incidents are on the rise because IPs can be easily targeted. Expert Judith Myerson explains how these attacks work and how they can be prevented. Continue Reading
IPv6 atomic fragments can be dangerous for enterprises. Expert Fernando Gont explains their relation to a new denial-of-service attack vector and how to mitigate the threat. Continue Reading