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This year saw IPv6 adoption worldwide surpassing the twenty-five percent mark. While previously only used by some innovative attackers, the incentive to explore the space for fresh targets grows as more than a quarter of the Internet is now IPv6-capable. Many organizations are challenged with adequate monitoring of their IPv6 networks, misconfigured devices and a shortage of time to implement IPv6 best practices.
In this session, we’ll aim to spur more conversations and curiosity in the IPv6 security space by:
- Examining ways to enumerate an oasis of infrastructure in the large desert of addresses
- Discussing current malware observed with IPv6 capabilities
- Remarking on some already observed security issues with the protocol
Michael Levin – CEO/Founder, Center for Information Security Awareness
Michael Levin is a nationally known cyber security professional who spent over twenty-two years in the U.S. Secret Service protecting Presidents and Heads of State. Michael retired from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – as the Deputy Director of the National Cyber Security Division in Washington DC. He enjoyed a distinguished thirty-year career in public service and law enforcement. Michael also served as the Branch Chief of the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force program in Washington DC, supervising 17 task forces across the country. He worked in the area of computer forensics and cyber-crime investigations for over twenty years. Other assignments included numerous Presidential, Vice Presidential and dignitary protective assignments as well as working at the CIA and NSA as the Secret Service Intelligence Liaison Officer. After this distinguished career and seeing the need, Michael founded the Center for Information Security Awareness – www.CFISA.com. The CFISA was created to explore ways to increase cyber security awareness among many audiences, including consumers, employees, businesses and law enforcement. CFISA provides online and on-site cyber security awareness training services to businesses and organizations of all sizes. His passion for securing the nation's critical infrastructure has led to his tireless efforts to make cyber security awareness training best practices interesting, meaningful and relevant at home and at work.