The IPv6 countdown clock quickens

Monday - 1/31/2011, 9:31am EST

Sheila Frankel, computer scientist, Computer Security Division, NIST

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You always knew the world would run out of IPv4 internet addresses, but you might not have realized, the cupboard could begin running dry as soon as this week. You also know, federal agencies should have made the conversion to IPv6 a while ago. So now what? Sheila Frankel, a computer scientist in the Computer Security Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, joins us with details.