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An EU security agency is calling for greater use of advanced networking technologies - specifically IPv6, DNSSec and MPLS - to improve the resilience of communication networks. The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) argues that these advanced technologies have the potential to improve the security and …

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Anonymous Coward

The only slight issue being...

...that historically it has never been any problem to hack a computer network. It just keeps on happening again and again. The point is, hackers know what they're doing. It will simply take them a little bit longer if they have to work out the new route into these now kinds of networks.

Unless you are a bank or one of the more security-conscious branches of the government there is probably very little point in really going to town on security. It would be really annoying if the EU were to poke their noses in and try and introduce yet more pointless regulations that would force us all to upgrade our systems when they work just fine as they are without spending the extra dough.

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@ac

wtf are you talking about? yes it will get broken once in place but it makes it that little bit harder for people to do it small time and less profitable for big time. and working just fine? within the next year or so we will run out of ip4 addresses, do you consider that fine?

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Joke

Ahhh?

It sounds like BT was one of the telcos :-)

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ipv6 cracker proof ?

I'll believe it when ipv6 has 20+ years of worldwide internetworking implementation without any vulns being exploited.

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