ATIS Resource Advances Service Provider Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities in Hurricane Season

What: With the beginning of hurricane season, ATIS today announced the importance of information and communications technology (ICT) service providers accessing the Emergency Preparedness and Response Checklist ATIS-0100019. This ICT industry resource provides general guidance regarding preparedness for and response to hurricanes as well as a wide array of emergency situations including earthquakes and other events causing major disruptions to…

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The SHAKEN Governance Model: Setting Robocall Mitigation Protocols into Action in the Network – An ATIS Webinar

WHAT: ATIS is bringing together key experts for a series of webinars delivering insight into the coordinated industry-driven work taking place to combat unwanted robocalling and caller ID spoofing. This webinar will examine how the Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN) specification is being set into action in the network using the SHAKEN governance model. It will cover…

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TransNexus Proves the Effectiveness of Caller Authentication Standards with the ATIS Robocalling Testbed

ATLANTA — Nov. 17, 2017 —  TransNexus, Inc. announced today it has completed testing with the ATIS Robocalling Testbed that proves the effectiveness of caller authentication standards. Interoperability testing of implementations to the new standards that authenticate and verify calling party information is a key mitigation step in the industry mission to stop unwanted calls and caller scams. The virtualized…

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Joining Forces to Make the FCC’s Robocalling Initiative a Reality

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has acted to resolve one of the biggest scourges of modern times: malicious robocalling and caller ID spoofing. A formal recommendation on unwanted call blocking made in September 2017 builds on the output of the industry-wide Robocall Strike Force, consisting of telecom services providers, technology experts and consumer groups, to continue work on eliminating this…

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ATIS Industry Testbed Advances Mitigation of Unwanted Robocalling and Caller ID Scams

Participant testing proving effectiveness of caller authentication standards WASHINGTON and STERLING, Va. — Sept. 19, 2017 — ATIS and Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced, in a major effort to tackle the problem of unwanted calls and caller scams, that testing of caller authentication standards is well underway, with nineteen participants to date having signed on…

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ATIS’ Key Role in Robocalling Mitigation Recognized in Robocall Strike Force Report

WASHINGTON — April 28, 2017 —  The significant efforts underway by the telecom industry to address the challenges associated with unwanted robocalls that bombard U.S. consumers each year are highlighted in the April 28 Robocall Strike Force Report. ATIS applauds the efforts of the industry, including many ATIS members, to develop solutions to mitigate this serious problem. Consumers lose millions…

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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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ATIS Launches New Efforts to Advance Success of FCC Robocall Strike Force

WASHINGTON — Nov. 3, 2016 — ATIS solutions are central to completing the recommendations of the FCC’s Robocall Strike Force as it advances its mission to mitigate Caller ID spoofing and robocalling, as noted in the Strike Force’s recent report. The Robocall Strike Force is an industry initiative convened to accelerate development and adoption of technologies and solutions to block unwanted…

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