New ATIS Technical Report Advances 5G Security

WASHINGTON — March 16, 2017 —  ATIS today announced release of a new Technical Report 5G Security Requirements (ATIS 1000077), which contains recommendations to advance incorporation of the concept of security by design into the very fabric of the upcoming 5G network. The standard is a product of ATIS’ work with the FCC’s Technological Advisory Council (TAC) 5G Cybersecurity Working…

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New ATIS Standard Specifies Mobile Device Behavior for Real-Time Texting

WASHINGTON — March 13, 2017 —  ATIS today announced release of a new specification that standardizes mobile device behavior for handling Real Time Text (RTT) in the IP environment, a solution favored by the disability community, including deaf and hard of hearing individuals, as a viable replacement for teletypewriter or text telephony (TTY). Not only does the new ATIS standard, Real-Time…

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ATIS Maps the Way to Content Optimized Networks

WASHINGTON — Feb. 23, 2017 —  ATIS today announced release of Evolution to Content Optimized Networks, a major report establishing an evolutionary path from today’s IP-based routing network to a future network that leverages the increasingly important role of content. Annual global IP traffic passed the zettabyte (or 1000 exabytes) threshold at the end of 2016, and is projected to…

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Is GPS More Vulnerable Than Ever? An ATIS Webinar

WASHINGTON — Feb. 16, 2017 — What: Join ATIS for the Is GPS More Vulnerable Than Ever webinar, which will shed light on the vulnerabilities in the GPS system that is the network’s main source of timing — as well as the forefront work addressing these vulnerabilities. When: March 8, 2017; 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET Background: Free to use and extremely accurate,…

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14 Expert Presentations on Timing and Sync Issues in Financial Markets

On Jan. 25, 2017, ATIS hosted Time and Money: The Workshop on Time Sync in Financial Markets at the New York Stock Exchange. More than 120 participants learned about the leading timing and sync issues of relevance to the finance industry.  Speakers included finance and telecommunications experts  as well as government officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Homeland Security. Their presentations  are now available…

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ATIS Launches Industry Testbed to Advance Mitigation of Unwanted Robocalling and Caller ID Fraud

Neustar to serve as exclusive testing organization WASHINGTON — Feb. 2, 2017 —  ATIS announced today that it has launched a virtualized testbed to advance industry efforts to mitigate unwanted robocalls and caller ID spoofing. The testbed will facilitate implementation of ATIS’ new specification to authenticate and verify calling party information.  ATIS has appointed Neustar as the exclusive provider of…

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New Specification by ATIS and SIP Forum Advances Network Capabilities to Mitigate Unwanted Robocalling and Caller ID Fraud

WASHINGTON and NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Feb. 2, 2017 —  ATIS and the SIP Forum are pleased to announce publication of the SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) specification, a major advancement in industry efforts to mitigate unwanted robocalls and caller ID spoofing. Developed to efficiently implement the IETF’s STIR (Secure Telephony Identity Revisited) standard, SHAKEN defines a…

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The New World of Sync as a Service for Financial Trading

MEDIA ADVISORY — Jan. 6, 2017 — The finance community has typically approached timing as a day/date/time issue, but that is changing. Regulations are creating the need for financial trading companies to seriously explore and eventually implement Precision Time Protocol (PTP) sync in their network — and for telecom operators to propose “sync as a service.” The U.S. Securities and Exchange…

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ATIS to Provide Emerging Technologies Insight to Canadian Government

WASHINGTON — Jan. 5, 2017 —  ATIS today announced it is working with Canadian communication companies to enhance collaboration and share knowledge on unlawful caller ID spoofing and robocalling. While ATIS has been working on mitigation techniques for some time, the need for a unified, cross-border effort was highlighted by the recent FCC agreement with the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications…

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