v6 & DSL / Cable modems [was: Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

TJ trejrco at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 21:25:17 CST 2009


>> When the compliance explicitly requires something they are required to
>> check for it, they don't have the option of ignoring or waving
>requirements ...
>> and off the top of my head I don't recall if it is SOX that calls for
>> RFC1918 explicitly but I know there are some that do.
>
>I believe that RFC1918 space won't be a requirement for IPv6. I'm pretty
>sure the requirements will change as the addressing changes. Of course, I'm
>sure you will have a lot of NEW requirements. :)

But that is the problem - it doesn't say "You must use RFC1918 for IPv4" ...
it just says "You must use RFC1918".
Meaning, you must not run IPv6.  And some regulations do not mention/address
IPv6 at all.  Silence != security.





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