The IEEE referencing style uses a numbered system. All in-text citations receive a number, starting from . When repeating a citation, use the original citation number allocated to that reference.
Referencing an idea
- Whilst implementation of NAT on a network provides security from hack attacks or snooping, it makes protection of the datagram via IPSEC difficult . Several methods for allowing IPSEC thorugh a NAT have been implemented [2-5].
- Slower speeds where noticed when packet switching was performed by software, rather than hardware, configurations [4,9-10].
When talking about an author or study, subtitute their details with the bracketed citation e.g.;
- According to , IPv6 provides some benefits for the security-minded network administrator.
Referencing a quotation
- "Who the hell knew how much address space we needed ?"