The need for IPv6 is evident, with a depleted IPv4 public address space, proliferation of mobile broadband users, growth in P2P networking and content sharing, IPv6 is now a reality.
IPv6 Security should be at the forefront of any IPv4 to IPv6 transition plan and strategy. IPv6 protocol inherits advanced security features than IPv4. Leveraging the security features and calculating the risks associated with IPv6 needs to be built in to the IPv6 design architecture phase.
IPv6 readiness in terms of existing product compatibility, investment in new technology, transition plan and security policy adherance all need to be taken into consideration. DTS Strategic Consulting division can provide a comprehensive IPv6 Security Assessment and provide recommendations that can align with your IPv6 strategy.
DTS can also offer bespoke IPv6 Security training workshops to ensure your team is equipped with the knowledge and skills when it comes to the transition.
IPv6 Security Assessment is focused around the following areas;
- IPv6 Protocol Header Security
- Extension Header Threats
- Reconnaissance of IPv6 networks
- IPv6 address spoofing
- IPv6 Internet Security
- Ingress / Egress Filtering
- DDoS on IPv6 networks
- BGP Security
- IPv6 over MPLS Security – 6VPE and IPv6 aware VRF
- IPv6 Perimeter Security
- IPv6 Firewalls and NAT
- Local Network Security
- ICMPv6 attacks
- DHCPv6 threats
- IPv6 Host Security
- IPSec with IPv6
- MIPv6 (Mobile IPv6) Security