ATIS Makes Recommendations to Mitigate GPS Vulnerabilities

WASHINGTON, DC —  ATIS today announced that it has made recommendations to the Federal Government to address GPS/GNSS (Global Positioning System/Global Navigation Satellite Systems) vulnerabilities and mitigate their impact. Despite its long-standing dependability in delivering accurate time, GPS and GNSS are vulnerable to jamming, spoofing and system problems. A recent communique from ATIS’ SYNC Committee requesting government action contains specific…

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ATIS Welcomes Brent Struthers as Director of the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority

WASHINGTON, DC —  ATIS today announced that it has welcomed Brent Struthers as the new Director of the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), a critical body helping the industry achieve success in mitigating the problem of unwanted robocalling. Struthers is an established information and communications technology (ICT) industry veteran with a track record spanning more than two decades. Before…

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ATIS Charts the Course for the Future of Authentication and Authorization Through Context-Aware Identity Management

WASHINGTON, DC — Technology advancements in IoT sensors and devices, edge computing and storage, as well as a growing number of connected devices create an abundance of contextual information that is available to networks. A new ATIS report overviews the latest in context aware identity management (CaIdM) approaches that this information makes possible. ATIS’ Context-Aware Identity Management Framework lays out…

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Join ATIS at SCWS December 4-5 in Santa Clara, CA

SCWS Americas (formerly Small Cells Americas) will bring carriers, tower companies, enterprise verticals, building owners, cities and suppliers together to discuss how small cells, Wi-Fi and DAS will be the building blocks of 5G, in-building and smart city networks. Register here with the action code ATIS30 to receive a 30% discount; carriers and end user register for free! Find out more…

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Request for Proposal (RFP) Issued for Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator (STI-PA) Role to Set Robocalling Mitigation Protocols into Action in the Network

WASHINGTON, DC —  The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) Board, operating under the auspices of ATIS, today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA), a critical role in industry efforts to mitigate unwanted robocalling. The STI-PA will apply and enforce the rules as defined by the STI-GA to put the SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of…

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ATIS Delivers Insight to Help ICT Industry Understand 3GPP’s UAV-Related Activities

WASHINGTON, DC — Growth in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for both commercial and leisure purposes brings the need for a strengthened focus on their safety and reliability, and a new ATIS resource has captured all current and planned work in global standards organization 3GPP to enable UAV support. A wide range of 3GPP standards are advancing technical…

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ATIS Advances ICT Cybersecurity Through Collaboration with Trusted Computing Group

WASHINGTON, DC and PORTLAND, Ore. —  The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) and Trusted Computing Group (TCG) today announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purpose of advancing information and communications technology (ICT) cybersecurity. ATIS brings together the leading ICT organizations to advance the industry’s business imperatives. TCG enables secure computing through open…

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Insights in New ATIS Report Harness the Power of Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Networks

WASHINGTON, DC —  ATIS today announced release of a new report Evolution to an Artificial Intelligence Enabled Network (ATIS-I-0000067), which addresses how the power of increasingly sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can be leveraged to address some of the ICT industry’s leading challenges. “Our work in this area builds on existing industry developments while integrating and extending…

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Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority Launched In Major Industry Effort to Combat Unwanted Robocalling

WASHINGTON, DC — ATIS today announced the formal launch of the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), the industry-led effort to support the timely deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN protocol and framework. STIR/SHAKEN is a priority in industry efforts to mitigate unwanted robocalling. ATIS, working with the SIP Forum, developed the SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) framework, which…

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New ATIS/US Ignite Initiative Advances Smart Cities Data Exchange

WASHINGTON, DC — ATIS and US Ignite today announced the launch of a joint initiative to give cities the ability to greatly enhance their Smart Cities’ data sharing capabilities and is inviting cities and municipalities of all sizes to participate. This new initiative is bringing city thought-leaders and industry together to create a blueprint for the secure and interoperable exchange…

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