IPv6 – Next Step In IP Security

IPv6, Introduction
The high rate at wich the internet continualy evolves forced the Internet Engineering Task Force(IETF) to find IP solutions to handle the grouth. Designed to handle the fast paced growth of the Internet, the IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is the new version that will replace the widely used IPv4(Internet Protocol version 4) which is already obsolete.

IPv6, Primary Benefits
Two primary advantages of IPv6 are the support for stateless address auto configuration and the address space that is much larger. Other benefits of the new IPv6 are that the security is natively defined in the protocol, the simple Plug and Play (thanks to stateless auto configuration), the IP mobility is optimized Continue reading