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2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT

The SIP Forum Presents:

A Special Webinar Series Focused on STIR/SHAKEN Deployment and Enforcement

Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23, 2021

Introduction

Presented by the SIP Forum, the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT is a reprise of the special mid-year webinar series focused on the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework.

This next iteration of the STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT will feature a series of free-to-attend webinars, presented by the experts leading the development of the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework as well as leading companies providing solutions and deployment expertise, that focus on issues critical to the reliable and successful deployment and operation of STIR/SHAKEN in today’s IP-based network environments.

The event will include expanded international coverage and discussion of the ramifications of various governmental regulatory, legislative and enforcement actions.


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Focus on the STIR/SHAKEN Framework

The focus of STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT is on the deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN Framework and it’s role in the mitigation of Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing, as well as other related regulatory and enforcement topics.

Developed jointly by the SIP Forum and ATIS (the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions) to efficiently implement the Internet Engineering Task Force’s (IETF) STIR (for Secure Telephony Identity Revisited) standard, SHAKEN (for Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) defines a mechanism to verify the calling number and specifies how it will be transported across communications networks.

Together, STIR/SHAKEN offers a practical mechanism to provide verified information about the calling party as well as the origin of the call — what is known as “attestation” — for the first time in the network. Giving service providers the tools needed to sign and verify calling numbers makes it possible for businesses and consumers to know, before answering, that the calls they receive are from legitimate parties.

The TRACED Act, signed into law on December 30, 2019, authorized the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to issue additional civil penalties on individuals who intentionally violate restrictions on the use of automated telephone equipment (i.e., illegal robocalls and spoofing); and directed the FCC to require voice service providers to offer call authentication technologies (i.e., STIR/SHAKEN) to consumers.

With the STIR/SHAKEN service provider certification deadline of June 30 established by the FCC fast approaching, and the deadline for call blocking to commence 90 days following that (September 30, 2021), the race is on for a large percentage of service providers to deploy STIR/SHAKEN in time. The 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT will offer the most timely and essential information these providers need to tackle the technological, logistical and business challenges involved in that endeavor.


Who Should Attend the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT?

With a primary focus on the deployment and implementation of STIR/SHAKEN and the Robocall Mitigation industry eco-system, the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT is a must-attend event for operational personnel and engineers from service providers of all stripes, and for individuals who are part of the Robocall and Call ID Spoofing solutions ecosystem, including:

  • Telcos
  • Major Backbone Providers
  • Interconnect and Wholesale Solution Providers
  • ISPs
  • ITSPs (Internet Telephony Service Providers)
  • Cable Operators
  • Hosted and Managed Service Providers
  • Wireless Network Operators
  • International PTTs
  • Enterprises
  • Customer Care and Contact Center Operators
  • Data Analytics Companies
  • Application Providers
  • Government Agencies and Regulators
  • Regulatory attorneys with State and Federal Jurisdictions
  • Equipment Manufacturers and Mobile Product Developers
  • Device Integration Specialists
  • Enterprise Service Assurance and IT/communications Staff

2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT Topics

The 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT features a series of webinars that focus on issues critical to the reliable and successful deployment and operation of STIR/SHAKEN in today’s IP-based network environments, as well as associated topics including discussion of the ramifications of governmental regulatory, legislative and enforcement actions and critical security issues.

The STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT features content such as:

  • Out-Of-Band STIR solutions
  • Review of Proposed DOJ/FCC/FTC Enforcement Actions and Their Ramifications
  • Track and Trace Issues and Considerations
  • Important Certificate Management Considerations and Procedures
  • Considerations Surrounding Delegated Certificates
  • The State of International Adoption of STIR/SHAKEN
  • RCD (Rich Call Data) and other Call Validation Display Framework Solutions
  • STIR/SHAKEN Deployment Best-Practices
  • Considerations for Management, Performance and Troubleshooting
  • Trusted Customer Solutions: Implementing STIR/SHAKEN with Enterprise Customers
  • Interconnection and Access Reform Challenges

2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT Registration

Registration for the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT is now open! There is NO Charge for any of the webinars!

Register here for the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT webinars.

Still have questions? Please send an email to stirshakensummit@sipforum.org or call +1-203-829-6307.


2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT Sponsors

We are very proud to have the following companies support the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT through their generous support as event sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors

First Orion is a global provider of digital call experiences for the world’s leading carriers, enterprises, and mobile apps. 

The First Orion Call Protection Suite provides scam, fraud, and spoof protection solutions to hundreds of millions of consumers. The company’s Branded Calling Suite, INFORM® and ENGAGE®, allows businesses to brand their calls with name, logo, and a reason for the call. In addition, First Orion solutions are STIR/SHAKEN ready and compliant, allowing consumers to trust their connection. 

First Orion powers digital call experiences for T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, Boost Mobile, Sky, along with Fortune 500 brands, PrivacyStar®, and other mobile apps. Established in 2008, First Orion is headquartered in North Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices in Seattle, London, Dubai, and Sao Paulo, and employs over 280 people globally. More at www.firstorion.com, @FirstOrionCorp, or the First Orion Blog.


Your business and your customers need to access and exchange information simply, seamlessly and securely. iconectiv’s extensive experience in information services and its unmatched numbering intelligence helps you do just that. In fact, more than 2 billion people count on our trusted communication platforms each day to keep their networks, devices and applications connected.

With new technologies revolutionizing the way companies and consumers connect and engage, trust remains the critical factor in ensuring that all  voice calls, texts and chatbots – continue to support consumer engagement and keep conversational commerce flowing. iconectiv is an active participant in the industry ecosystem establishing this foundation of trust and in authenticating and verifying communications.  We have demonstrated expertise as the U.S. STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA) for the nation’s Calling Number Verification Service and have been named as a GSMA Verification Authority for RCS Business Messaging. In addition, iconectiv TruReach Intel helps to verify voice, text, and chatbot communications so that legitimate businesses are known to consumers. These initiatives give stakeholders at every level—from service providers, to aggregators, to content providers and application developers—the ability to simply, seamlessly and securely enhance the trust in their communication outreach.

If you are interested in learning more about how we can help restore consumer confidence and trust in communications before the 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT, be sure to check out these articles:

For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com, and follow on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most. Neustar offers industry-leading solutions in Marketing, Risk, Communications, Security and Registry that responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions. Neustar serves more than 8,000 clients worldwide, including 60 of the Fortune 100 , and over 800 communication service providers.

An industry leader in Caller Identification solutions, Neustar is a co-author of STIR standards, key contributor to the SHAKEN framework, and the exclusive operator of the ATIS Robocalling Testbed which conducts interoperability testing of real-world STIR/SHAKEN implementations against Neustar’s reference implementation. Learn more at www.stirshaken.neustar


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Become a 2021 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT Webinar and Event Sponsor!

There are a limited number of sponsorship opportunities available for companies offering STIR/SHAKEN services and solutions.

For more information about remaining sponsorship options, please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at marc.robins@sipforum.org, or call +1-203-829-6307.


For More Information

For more information about the virtual event, please send your inquiry to the event email address at stirshakensummit@sipforum.org or contact the Managing Director (see immediately above).

Your email address will be added to the STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT conference mailing list so that you can receive news and special updates relating to the event (don’t worry — you can easily unsubscribe if you do not want to remain on the list).