[AFRINIC-Announce] IPv6 Security Workshop at AIS'17

Ashil Oogarah ashil at afrinic.net
Mon May 22 07:05:16 UTC 2017

Dear Colleagues,

You are hereby invited to register for an IPv6 Security Training taking place at AIS’17 in Nairobi Kenya.

Date: 29 May 2017

Registration link: http://learn.afrinic.net/trp1/node/78

Registration closes on: 26 May 2017

There will be a selection process and successful applicants will be notified by email.

The tutorial will be delivered by Mr Fernando Gont.

Who Should Attend

Network Engineers, Network Administrators, Security Administrators, Penetration Testers, and Security Professionals in general.

Participants are required to have a good understanding of the IPv4 protocol suite (IPv4, ICMP, etc.) and of related components (routers, firewalls, etc.). Additionally, the attendee is expected to knowledge about basic IPv4 troubleshooting tools, such as: ping, traceroute, and network protocol analyzers (e.g., tcpdump)

What to bring

Attendees willing to perform the hands-on exercises are expected to bring a laptop, and an empty memory stick (of at least 4 GB). The minimum requirements for the laptop are: Intel Core Duo, 1.66 GHz. 1GB of RAM. CD/DVD drive. Ethernet and Wi-Fi network interface cards.

Topics covered by this course

* Introduction to IPv6
* IPv6 Addressing Architecture
* IPv6 Header Fields
* IPv6 Extension Headers
* IPv6 Options
* IPsec
* Internet Control Message Protocol version 6 (ICMPv6)
* Neighbor Discovery for IPv6
* Multicast Listener Discovery
* Stateless Address Auto-configuration (SLAAC)
* Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 6 (DHCPv6)
* DNS support for IPv6
* IPv6 firewalls
* Transition/co-existence technologies (6to4, Teredo, ISATAP, etc.)
* Network reconnaissance in IPv6
* Security Implications of IPv6 on IPv4-only networks
* IPv6 deployment considerations
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