Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority Progresses Fight to Mitigate Illegal Robocalling by Welcoming Its 50th Service Provider
In December 2019, the Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA), introduced STIR/SHAKEN by launching the STI-Policy Administrator. The STI-GA provides a venue for service provider collaboration in establishing the overall governance to ensure that only approved service providers are enrolled in the SHAKEN ecosystem. The STI-GA confirms which service providers are authorized to request certificates and coordinates with STI-GA-approved Certificate Authorities to issue them. The STIR/SHAKEN signature communicates to the terminating service provider the telephone number is not spoofed. That service provider can then pass along to its customer information about the call’s trustworthiness. A call signed with a STIR/SHAKEN certificate can convey to consumers that the call they are receiving is truly from the number shown on the caller ID.
Read more here.