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IoT, The Oppressed Project

…paranoid people are about their connected devices and appliances. Why paranoid? The future Internet will be an IPv6 network interconnecting traditional computers and a large number of smart objects or networks such as Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). By 2020 there will be over 26 Billion connected devices and some estimate this number to be more than 100 Billion connected devices. This includes mobile phones, Smart TVs, washing machines, wearabl…

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Cisco Live Milano……..IPv6, Spaghetti and Innovation

…ive Zoo“.  My major “personal stake” is as the “co Session Group Manager” for the IPv6.  This means that (together with my colleague Eric Vyncke) we are jointly responsible for all “IPv6 Content” which includes Breakout presentations, Technical Seminars, show infrastructure and the World of Solutions exhibition floor.  This year our breakout sessions have reached over 1600 attendees and the feedback we ar…

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CVE-2015-0235: A GHOST in the Machine

…se functions have been deprecated for approximately fifteen years, largely because of their lack of support for IPv6.  The superseding function is getaddrinfo() which does support IPv6 and is not affected by this buffer overflow.  Programs that still utilize the deprecated gethostbyname() and gethostbyname2() functions may potentially be affected by GHOST. GHOST Not as Scary as it Seems There are a number of factors identified by Qualys which mo…

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Internet of Things (IoT) and our future

…use it. So how can IoT reach its full potential? http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia/term/45362/ip-on-everything IPv6 is the most promising solution right now. When IPv4 was introduced no one imagined the future size of the Internet. IPv4 only had the capacity to handle 4.3 billion addresses, while Ipv6 can handle about 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 address. Will IPv6 be enough for IoT devices and objects? Until now it seemed…

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SDN and NFV Use Cases in EPN

…fullest extent and has decided in order to cost effectively add new subscribers in a simple to operate manner, IPv6 needs to be deployed. In cases like this, the desire to maintain consistent operations usually means that over a period of time, the existing installed based of subscribers will be migrated to the new infrastructure. An operator facing these conditions faces two choices. The operator can either swap out the existing CPE, or reconfi…

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