Meeting: 2018.10.24 Written by thehask on October 22, 2018


Been a very busy break!

Hello all, we took an extended break for the summer and are looking forward to sharing some fantastic updates with you all at the next meeting. So firstly, thank you for your patience… secondly planning for AtlSecCon 2019 has already begun. Speaking of conferences, the annual ISACA Atlantic conference is scheduled for Oct 29-31 which includes a training day and some great talks. Head over to to view the agenda and purchase tickets.

This months meeting is sponsored by the AtlSecCon board and we are looking forward to catching up and seeing you all. This month’s community talk will be presented by local HASKER and GoSecure employee Adam Steele. It is his first time presenting at HASK and we are expecting a great talk about IPv6.

Attendance to HASK meetings is free and we are a welcoming and open community. Come join us for an evening of networking and discussion about all things AtlSecCon and infosec.

Thank you,
Travis and the AtlSecCon Board.

October Meeting Sponsor:


Historic Properties
1887 Upper Water St
3rd Floor (Above Lower Deck)
Halifax, NS


6:00 – 7:00 pm  Complimentary apps and drinks from our meeting sponsor AtlSecCon
7:00 – 7:30 PM – All things AtlSecCon
7:45 – 9:00 PM – Adam Steele – IPv6 Summary and Defensive Minddset


Community Content:
Speaker Bio:
Adam is a cyber security and IP networking subject matter expert with over 10 years of experience and has been responsible for developing cyber security policies, standards and procedures along with implementations in the telecom/IT and enterprise fields.  He also specializes in the design and support of cyber security systems and IP networks with the highest requirements for performance and reliability. These include systems for public safety organizations, utilities and broadcast networks.From 2017 on, as part of the GoSecure Atlantic team, he has focused on cyber security architecture assessments and information security management reviews.  Further, Adam has assisted organizations in developing and implementing governance, security management systems, performing IT risk assessments and infrastructure analysis.

Talk Abstract:

  1. Summary
    1. Origin/birth
    2. IPv4 exhaustion
    3. IPv6 growth patterns
    4. Dual-Stack, RFC6555 process
    5. IPv4 vs IPv6 addresses, bits
    6. IPv6 header
    7. IPv6 extension headers
    8. IPv6 subnet sizes
    9. IPv6 types of addresses
    10. IPv6 allocation (ARIN, AFRINIC etc, RFC 4193)
    11. IPv6 SLAAC
    12. IPv6 One system, six IP addresses
    13. IPv6 privacy Extensions
    14. There’s no place like ::1
    15. IPv6 address assignment methods
  2. IPv6 Misconceptions
    1. IPSEC
    2. NAT
    3. RFC 6424
  3. Securing IPv6
    1. NIST Publication 800-119
    2. Security issues
    3. Firewall support
    4. Scanning IPv6
    5. Neighbor Discovery Protocol Table
    6. NMAP scans
    7. Scanning IPv6 with Metasploit
    8. Tunneling options
    9. Preventing and detecting IPv6 tunneling
    10. Rogue IPv6 router attack illustration
  4. Best way to learn
  5. Questions/Comments