Posts Tagged ‘IP addresses’

What will We do When the Internet’s Full?

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

I realize that this is humor, but IPv6 should take care of the problem just fine …

Here’s how we coped in the past

Technically it’s because the current system can only support 4.3bn machine addressable numbers, the last of which is soon to be allocated. But the simple explanation is this: the internet’s full. In a year’s time it could even be rendered useless. How did people do things before the internet? For the young, a primer:

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PCI-Scanning for External IP Addresses with QualysGuard PCI

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Here’s a nice, terse discussion of PCI Scanning, using QualsysGuard PCI …

For Internet-facing IP addresses, there are a number of ways to perform a scan on a system. Should PCI compliance be in the roadmap, this becomes a requirement. This is increasingly relevant as PCI DSS 2.0 has been released and becomes effective January 1, 2011.

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