Industry Solution to Detect, Mitigate and Deter Illegal Robocalling Passes Important Milestone

WASHINGTON – The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) announced today that the nation’s Calling Number Verification Service, which is based on the SHAKEN framework, will launch December 16, 2019. The launch is a critical step forward in mitigating illegal robocalling, the leading cause of consumer complaints to both the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)….

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STI Certification Authority Agreement Available

Today, the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) and iconectiv, the US Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator (STI-PA), announced the availability of the Certification Authority Agreement (CAA). The CAA is a standardized, signed agreement between all approved Certification Authorities (STI-CA) and the STI-PA. Earlier this month, registration opened for companies interested in becoming a Certification Authority for the nation’s Calling…

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Certification Authority registration now open for U.S. Calling Number Verification Service

Registration is now open for companies interested in becoming a Certification Authority for the nation’s Calling Number Verification Service, which is based on the SHAKEN framework to authenticate Caller ID and mitigate illegal robocalling. As the Policy Administrator in the U.S., iconectiv is responsible for coordinating, registering and verifying Certification Authorities via a tightly controlled process as defined by the…

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STI-GA Executes iconectiv Contract as Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator

Certificate access policy also approved. WASHINGTON, DC — The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) today announced the execution of the contract with iconectiv as the Secure Telephone Identity Policy Administrator (STI-PA), a critical role in industry efforts to mitigate illegal robocalling. As the STI-PA, iconectiv enforces the rules defined by the STI-GA to operationalize the SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of Asserted…

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STI-GA Call for Certificate Authorities

Certificate Authorities will play a critical role in mitigating illegal robocalls. WASHINGTON, DC — Implementation of STIR/SHAKEN is a critical mission in the fight against illegal robocalls and caller ID spoofing. The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA) manages the rollout of this solution and is seeking interest from organizations that would like to serve as STI Certificate Authorities (CAs)….

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Mitigating Illegal Robocalling Advances with Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority Board’s Selection of iconectiv as Policy Administrator

WASHINGTON, DC —The Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), operating under the auspices of ATIS, today announced the selection of iconectiv as the U.S. STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA), a critical role in industry efforts to mitigate illegal robocalling. As the STI-PA, iconectiv will apply and enforce the rules as defined by the STI-GA to operationalize the SHAKEN (Signature-based Handling of…

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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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SHAKEN 101: Mitigating Illegal Robocalling and Caller ID Scams — an ATIS Webinar

WHAT: ATIS plays a key role in the coordinated industry-driven work to prevent unwanted robocalls, a top customer complaint received by both Federal and state regulators. This webinar provides updates on advances being made to set key robocalling mitigation protocols into action in the network. It explains how illegal robocalls and Caller ID spoofing work and how key capabilities of…

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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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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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