Default security functions on an IPv6 CPE
gert at space.net
Fri May 6 21:21:32 CEST 2011
On Thu, May 05, 2011 at 11:46:12AM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> The whole "restore e2e" pipe dream needs to die. The naive user has been
> conditioned by a lifetime of NAT that there should be no access from the
> outside world allowed into his network without explicitly enabling it.
The naive user should better learn that there is no security but proper
*host* security - his NAT at home won't protect him from a friend
visiting with an infected laptop, or his own laptop being used in a
Nor will the NAT protect against what comprises most client PC incidents
these day - users having non-patched software on their systems and
clicking on things they shouldn't.
Welcome to 2011 :-)
did you enable IPv6 on something today...?
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