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#CiscoChampion Radio, S5|Ep.18: IPv6, are we there yet?

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by technologists for technologists. In this episode, Cisco Champion Scott Hogg discusses IPv6 with Tim Martin and Shannon McFarland and others at Cisco Live in Orlando.

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Scott Hogg (@scotthogg), Cisco Champion member, […]

Critical Security Differences Between IPv4 And IPv6

Thursday, March 21st, 2019


When it comes to security, there are a few critical differences between IPv4 and IPv6 that organizations need to be aware of, including host addressing and extension headers.
We examine these differences, as well as other v6 security issues, with our guest Eric Vyncke, a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco and co-author of IPv6 Security(Cisco Press).
Eric is the […]

IPv6 Buzz 021: NAT Isn’t Necessary For Security: Answering Listener Questions

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

In today’s IPv6 Buzz we answer listener questions about our favorite addressing protocol, including

I thought NAT was necessary for security? Isn’t my network less secure without NAT at the edge?
I tend to disable IPv6 whenever I can. Is that bad?
How feasible is it to scan an IPv6 network to discover devices?

Thanks for listening (and keep […]

IPv6 Buzz 020: Demystifying IPv6 Protocol Analysis With Denise Fishburne

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

In today’s episode we make sense of IPv6 protocol analysis with expert teacher and troubleshooter Denise Fishburne.
Denise is an 18-year veteran of the Cisco Customer Proof of Concept lab, where she’s an engineer and team lead. She’s also a Cisco solutions architect, CCIE #2639, CCDE #2009::0014, a CiscoPress technical reviewer, and is in the CiscoLive! […]

IPv6 Buzz 019: IPv6 And Broadband Internet Cable Providers

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

In the latest episode of IPv6 Buzz we examine IPv6 deployment among cable providers. We’ll discuss industry trends, dual-stack deployments, and how the cable industry is working to transition IPv4 out of the providers’ access and distribution networks.
Topics include:

The status of IPv6 deployment among cable providers
Why an IPv6-only network with IPv4 running as a service […]

IPv6 Buzz 018: Inside The IETF With Fred Baker

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

In this episode we examine the influence of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in today’s technology landscape, particularly around the Internet Protocol (IP).
Our guest Fred Baker is chair emeritus of the IETF.
As a 30-year veteran of the organization, his tenure has included authorship of more than 50 RFCs (many of them around IPv6) as well […]

IPv6 Buzz 017: The IPv6 Year In Review

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

What’s in store for IPv6 in 2019? What happened–and didn’t happen–in 2018?
Ed, Scott, and Tom analyze the pace of IPv6 growth around the world and offer forecasts for 2019. They also discuss what’s coming for enterprises regarding v6 in 2019.
Topics include:

Public cloud services and IPv6 adoption
Overall Internet traffic growth of IPv6 in 2018 (and going […]

IPv6 Buzz 016: Happy Holidays With IPv6 Haiku

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

It’s been a great first year for IPv6 Buzz. Adoption of 128-bit address space is up, and IPv4 NAT abuse is down…at least a little. It could be that IPv6 is here to stay. 😆
As 2018 waves goodbye, we’re excited about what’s next for IPv6. Thanks to everyone that tuned in this year! We’re looking […]

IPv6 Buzz 015: How ‘Happy Eyeballs’ Improves User Experience With v6

Thursday, December 13th, 2018


Today’s episode explores RFC 6555 a.k.a “Happy Eyeballs”, a modification of IPv6 protocol behavior that has driven significant overall IPv6 adoption.
Happy Eyeballs helps dual-stack clients select either the v6 or v4 address more quickly.
Happy Eyeballs aims to improve end user experience with client connections.
Our guest is Dan Wing. Dan is a security architect and a frequent IETF participant and […]

IPv6 Buzz 014: We Answer Listener Questions

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

We know you’ve got questions about IPv6, and on today’s episode we’ve got answers.
We’ve received a variety of listener questions since the launch of the podcast. Today we’ll tackle several on the list, including:

How and where you get a block of IPv6 addresses for testing and learning
When you should use DHCPv6 and when should you […]