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Need for IPv6 security products may hold up agency compliance
Posted by: Jordi on Sunday, December 17, 2006 - 11:11 PM
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The biggest concern for federal agencies, which are facing the deadline to move their network backbone to Internet Protocol Version 6 in 18 months, is whether the security industry will have enough products to support them.

Three agency officials who are leading efforts to move to IPv6 today expressed concern over the lack of support from security vendors so far, and said federal agencies, such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, will have to provide seed money to move products along.

Complete info at Washinton Technology.

 
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