IPv6

  • How to Be Prepared for IPv6 DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) Attacks

    Scott Hogg  |  April 2, 2018
    DDoS Happens! Denial of Service (DoS) attacks are malicious acts that prevent the utilization of an IT system.  The attack can be a single “silver bullet” packet sent to a system that disrupts a service and crashes it.  Other DoS... Read more
  • Does Your Certificate Authority (CA) Support IPv6?

    Scott Hogg  |  February 5, 2018
    IPv6 adoption has been growing exponentially and the protocol is now supported in all modern operating systems and by many carriers.  It used to be that cloud service providers lacked IPv6 connectivity, but now Amazon AWS and Microsoft... Read more
  • Last Network Standing: Your Life as an IPv6 Laggard

    Scott Hogg  |  December 13, 2017
    Imagine yourself in a future world where networked technology is fully integrated into our daily lives and self-driving cars are commonplace.  Most networks are wireless and almost all enterprise corporate applications are cloud-based. ... Read more
  • IPv6 Geolocation: Challenges and Solutions

    Scott Hogg  |  November 8, 2017
    Human nature makes us curious to know where we are located within the World Wide Web.  We are also curious about where within the global Internet the person we are communicating is connected.  We could use this information to make security... Read more
  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying About IPv4’s Limitation and Love IPv6

    Scott Hogg  |  November 7, 2017
    If you remember back before the Internet was a “thing,” first of all don’t tell anyone – you’ll really date yourself. Seriously, for those of us who witnessed the birth of the “World Wide Web” and the phenomenal growth of the... Read more
  • Where to Start Deploying IPv6 in the Enterprise

    Scott Hogg  |  October 11, 2017
    One of the common questions that often gets asked shortly after some introductory IPv6 training is “Where do I start deploying IPv6?”  In the early years of IPv6’s adoption there were debates about how IPv6 should be deployed in... Read more
  • IPv6: Where are you on the Adoption Curve?

    Scott Hogg  |  September 14, 2017
    It is human nature to be curious about where you stand in relation to others.  For example, organizations can be competitive and thus interested in making comparisons between their organization and others in their shared market segment. ... Read more
  • What You Need to Know about IPv6 Link-Local Addresses

    Scott Hogg  |  August 10, 2017
    In a recent article, I wrote about some of the common questions that IPv6 novices sometimes ask.  We then asked the question, “What are the typical questions you get when teaching an IPv6 class?”  Frequently, IPv6 instructors field... Read more
  • Frequently Asked Questions About IPv6

    Scott Hogg  |  July 13, 2017
    Even though IPv6 has been around since the late 1990s and is now actively used on the Internet, I still meet people who are just beginning to learn about IPv6.  Myself and others at the Infoblox IPv6 Center of Excellence (COE) have been... Read more
  • IPv6 DNS Queries: A Work in Progress

    Scott Hogg  |  June 15, 2017
    Imagine what it was like to be an ancient mariner navigating the ocean blue at night using nothing more than stars, a sextant and a marine chronometer.  Thankfully, navigating the Internet is not as daunting.  The method that networked... Read more