Security products for IPv6 called MIA

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 1:18 AM EST

The U.S. government wants civilian and defense agencies to adapt their networks by mid-2008 to support IPv6-based traffic, but the lack of security products to support this transition is causing problems.

NIST is circulating a draft report that sounds the alarm over the absence of IPv6-based commercial security products in the market, including firewalls, intrusion-detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and other kinds of security gear.

At CIO Today.

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