IPv6 security challenges

Carlos E. Caicedo, James B.D. Joshi, Summit R. Tuladhar

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IPv6, the new version of the Internet Protocol, has been developed to provide new services and to support the Internet's growth. An overview of the key security issues outlines the challenges in deploying and transitioning to IPv6.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages7
Specialist publicationComputer
StatePublished - Mar 9 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Data mining
  • Internet
  • Internet Protocol
  • IP networks
  • IPSec
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Network attacks
  • Network security
  • Protocols
  • Routing protocols
  • Security
  • Servers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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    Caicedo, C. E., Joshi, J. B. D., & Tuladhar, S. R. (2009). IPv6 security challenges. Computer, 42(2), 36-42. https://doi.org/10.1109/MC.2009.54