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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ATIS Launches New Blog; Premier Post Brings ICT Insight to Smart Cities Planners

WASHINGTON — Dec. 13, 2016 —  The new Technology Roadmap that ATIS will contribute to expand local municipalities’ investment in Smart Cities ICT infrastructure is featured as the premier post on the new ATIS Insights blog. “A Smart Approach to Smart Cities” provides a broader context on the value of ATIS solutions. As with all content on the new ATIS blog, this…

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Boost for IoT Interoperability as Open Source Foundations and Projects Adopt oneM2M Specifications

OpenDaylight, OCEAN, ATIS and Eclipse Foundation are among organisations adopting oneM2M specifications in IoT development projects WASHINGTON — Dec. 9, 2016 —  oneM2M, the global standards partnership for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT), reports that its standards are being used by a number of independent open source foundations and projects, in addition to commercial deployments, as…

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ATIS Board of Directors Adds Five New Members

WASHINGTON — Nov. 18, 2016 — The ATIS Board of Directors has elected five new members to sit for two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2017: Doug Davis, Chief Technology Officer, West Telecommunications Services (incumbent); Chris Drake, Chief Technology Officer, iconectiv (incumbent); Kent Hellebust, Group Vice President and General Manager, Comtech Telecommunications Corp.; Todd Landry, Corporate VP, Product & Marketing, JMA…

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Improving Network Timing in Financial Institutions: Regulatory Imperative or Opportunity to Achieve Operational Excellence?

WASHINGTON — Nov. 18, 2016 — Network timing issues are becoming increasingly important to financial trading institutions. Regulators globally are increasing their focus on the issues of secure, precision time synchronization for financial transactions. The European Union’s MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) will likely impact precision time stamping in the U.S. The latest ATIS Interview provides insight into…

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ATIS Forms Alliance with Auto-ISAC to Advance Connected Car Cybersecurity

WASHINGTON — Nov. 8, 2016 — ATIS today announced its strategic alliance with the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) to advance the shared goal of connected car cybersecurity. ATIS formed its Connected Car Cybersecurity Initiative to spearhead direct industry-to-industry dialogue between the ICT industry and vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to address improved cybersecurity for connected cars. The Auto-ISAC is…

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