24 million IPv4 addresses still available in Canada, US

Three years after the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) distributed its last block of IPv4 address space and after much press coverage on the looming IPv4 crunch, addresses for the 32-year-old Internet protocol

Published on: February 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

The top six IPv6 security risks

IPv6 adoption may be slowly growing but some security concerns are still bothering many network engineers. Bugs in new codes, lack of support for the new protocol from Internet service providers and vendors

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Technology trends: Fact or fiction

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released their 2014 5 Technology Trends to Watch report this week.  With the spotlight on Content Curation, Robotics, Driverless Cars, Digital Health Care, and Internet of Things, what

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

Tool released for IPv6 SLAAC attack

Security researchers last week have released a tool that cuts down from hours to just minutes that time it takes to launch an attack using IPv6 SLAAC.Stateless Address Auto Configuration (SLAAC) is a

Published on: August 6th, 2013 nestor e arellano

6 signs the U.S. leads world in IPv6

Ever since Internet service providers and IT managers became worried about the declining number of new IPv4 addresses available, many organizations around the world have put efforts into facing how to deal with

Published on: September 24th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Europe’s supply of IPv4 addresses nearly gone

First it was Asia that has come close to exhausting its supply of IPv4 addresses, now it's the other side of the pond. According to this report, the European Internet registry may exhaust

Published on: July 30th, 2012 Howard Solomon

North America to shift IPv4 address to Asia

SAN FRANCISCO - The Internet address registry for North America expects to start allowing transfers of IPv4 addresses to qualified users in Asia by the end of this month, possibly providing an escape valve

Published on: July 20th, 2012 Stephen Lawson

Canadian ISPs quiet before IPv6 Launch Day

Canada’s biggest Web site operators apparently feel there’s no rush to join the crowd touting their ability to support the IPv6 protocol. World IPv6 Launch Day is Wednesday, the day arbitrarily set by

Published on: June 4th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Sales of unused IPv4 addresses gathering steam

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- A growing number of U.S. carriers and enterprises are hedging their bets on IPv6 by purchasing blocks of unused IPv4 addresses through official channels or behind-the-scenes dealmaking. The U.S. government, Internet

Published on: May 30th, 2012 Carolyn Duffy Marsan