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Eric Vyncke

Eric Vyncke

Distinguished Systems Engineer, Cisco

Cisco Live/Networkers Speaker Since: 2006

Eric graduated from the University of Liege, Belgium, in 1983 with a Master degree in Computer Science.

He worked for a couple of companies like Siemens where he was the architect of the firewall product and of the military message handling system.

Since 1997, he works for Cisco as a Distinguished Engineer by helping customers with security designs and since 2007 with IPv6 deployments. He assists product design by advising engineering teams in Cisco. His area of expertise includes the security aspects of LAN switching, IP telephony and IPv6.

He is a guest professor at a couple of Belgian Universities where he helped the IPv6 deployment. He is also a respected speaker at several conferences such as RSA Conferences. He is also the Chief Technology Officer of the Belgian IPv6 Council.

Eric is the main author of ‘LAN Switch Security: What Hackers Know About Your Switches’ and the co-author of ‘IPv6 Security’. He participates regularly at the IETF (author of RFC 3585 & 5514). His web site has a survey of IPv6 deployments and he has developed the virtual IPv6 Facebook router. He holds a CISSP certification.

Register for a Session which Eric Vyncke will be the speaker at:

Session ID Description Year

How to Securely Operate an IPv6 Network


IPv6 Security Threats and Mitigations


Cisco Live Speaker Recaps:

Session ID Description Score Year

IPv6 Security Threats and Mitigations

4.48 and 4.68 2010

IPv6 security for Service Providers

4.54 2010

Detecting and Mitigating Attacks Using Your Infrastructure

4.26 and 4.34 2010

IPv6 Enterprise Deployment

4.33 2010