NIST “Guidelines for the Secure Deployment of IPv6” Special Publication is available for public comment

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now offering a draft of the Special Publication named “Guidelines for the Secure Deployment of IPv6” (SP 800-119) for public comment.   See the information here about how to obtain this draft publication and submit your comments by April 23, 2010.     Joe DaviesPrincipal Technical Writer…


Available public IPv4 address space passes ominous milestone

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) announced that the percentage of available public IPv4 address space has dropped below 10%.   See a summary of the announcement in NetworkWorld here.   See the full announcement here.   IPv6, your time is coming…   Joe DaviesPrincipal Technical Writer for the Windows Server Networking Documentation Team


New ARIN CEO stresses the IPv4 address depletion problem and the importance of migrating to IPv6

Network World interviews John Curran, the new president and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in Internet’s biggest issue? IPv6 transition, new ARIN CEO says. Some direct quotes from John Curran: ·         IPv4 address depletion is the most pressing issue facing the Internet community today… ·         Yes, we are going to run…