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Eric Irvin

The Dangers of Opening Your Mouth

Recently, I attended a security talk on risk management. The theme of the topic was about how “Security Awareness” was ineffective and that we should, in fact, be …

May 05, 2011 //

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Where is IPv1, 2, 3,and 5?

While researching IPv6, I decided it would be a good exercise to tell the short, but interesting story about IPv5. Now the Internet Protocol (IP) was not originally …

February 11, 2011 //

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Security and Threats in an IPv6 World

IPv6 introduces new ways to do old things. These new ways allow us to go from 4,294,967,296 possible bad guys to 340,282,366,920,938,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bad guys. How can we secure …

February 10, 2011 //

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Will IPv6 be the End of Security Vendors?

IPv6 is coming and most security vendors are not prepared. Most have spent so much time preparing to be “cloud-ready” or building virtual appliances, that they’ve had their …

February 08, 2011 //

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Is IPv6 the only alternative? Where is the band-aid?

Well, the train has left the station, and the last of the IPv4 numbers were given out on Tuesday. The fast track to IPv6 adoption is now open, …

February 04, 2011 //

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