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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Media Advisory: Mitigation Techniques for Unwanted Robocalls: Updates on ATIS and Other Key Industry Initiatives – An ATIS Webinar

WASHINGTON — Sept. 27, 2016 — What: ATIS is playing an important role in the coordinated industry work on techniques to prevent and reduce the impact of Caller ID spoofing and related robocalling. Our work starts with the context that a layered approach, similar to that used in cybersecurity efforts, provides the flexibility to respond to these evolving threats, and notes…

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ATIS Publishes Calling Party Spoofing Mechanisms and Mitigation Techniques Whitepaper

WASHINGTON — April 21, 2016 — ATIS today announced publication of the Calling Party Spoofing Mechanisms and Mitigation Techniques white paper.  The document informs policymakers and others about the challenges posed by Caller ID spoofing and related robocalling and provides a comprehensive overview of the industry work being conducted to address this challenge.  This analysis concludes that a layered approach, similar to that…

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