• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This IPv6 Security Essentials course begins with a primer of IPv6 addressing and its current deployment state, discusses ICMPv6, DHCPv6, and DNSv6, and concludes with IPv6 Transition Mechanisms, security concerns and management strategies. This course includes several reinforcing video demonstrations, as well as a final knowledge assessment.

Learning Objectives

  • Review key concepts of IPv6
  • Introduce IPv6 security threats
  • Discuss mitigation strategies for IPv6 vulnerabilities

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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