IPv6 is now the standard for federal agencies’ internet traffic

FedScoop: Agencies are being pushed to move to more secure Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) systems and services under a finalized memo the Office of Management and Budget released Thursday.

The memo requires every agency to create a team of acquisition, policy and technical staff or another governance method within 45 days to enforce IPv6 efforts, issue and publicize a policy within 180 days, and ensure all new systems are IPv6-enabled by fiscal 2023.

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