To introduce IPv6, explain its features, and discuss how it can be implemented
Introducing IPv6 - describe the shortcomings of IPv4 and how IPv6 addresses them. Main features of IPv6 - describe the main features of IPv6, including header structure and extension headers. Addressing architecture in IPv6 - describe IPv6 addresses, including unicast, multicast, and anycast addresses. Understanding IPv6 - describe the features and advantages of IPv6 and implement IPv6 addressing architecture. ICMPv6 - describe the main features of ICMPv6. IPv6 routing - describe routing issues for IPv6 and examine RIP, OSPF, and BGP. IPv6 security architecture - describe IPv6 security architecture and discuss authentication and encryption. Autoconfiguration in IPv6 - describe stateless autoconfiguration in IPv6 and DHCPv6. Mobile IPv6 - describe the differences between Mobile IPv4 and IPv6 and describe the home agent discovery mechanism and the advantages of Mobile IPv6. IPv6 solutions - use IPv6 in a network environment. Protocol layers and DNS extensions - describe the modifications necessary to protocol layers and DNS extensions in order to accommodate IPv6. Transition to and implementation of IPv6 - describe various methods used for the transition to and implementation of IPv6. Implementing IPv6 - control the transition to and implementation of IPv6. ARP and Neighbor Discovery - describe the ARP and Neighbor Discovery protocols and explain how they improve on IPv4 protocols.
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.