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UK's Defense Group Warns Against Internet Protocol Security Challenges

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Recent report says many textbooks and articles have created the myth that the Internet Protocols (IP) were designed for warfare environments, while in reality they originally focused on operational aspects of the protocol and overlooked security implications. United Kingdom's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) has released a document raising awareness of the many security threats from attacks based on the Internet protocol.

According to this report, "producing a secure TCP/IP implementation nowadays is a very difficult task" partly because no single document provides security roadmap for the protocols.

While seeking feedback from the community, the CPNI's document offers insights and advice for secure implementation of the Internet Protocol.

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