Is IPv6 Less Secure Without NAT?
NAT (Network Address Translation) is an IPv4 tool that is not used in most IPv6 deployments. This has caused some users to ask whether IPv6 is as secure as IPv4. What is NAT? NAT is a tool that allows multiple computers behind an Internet connection to share the single address of that connection. Thus, if […]
Do I Really Need a Router?
I was involved in a provocative networking discussion recently, and it has some notable cyber security implications. One person asked, “Do I need a router, if I want to connect my PC to the internet, if I don’t want to use Wi-Fi?” The answer, of course, is “no.” One could directly connect a PC to […]