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Wireless industry readies as STIR/SHAKEN deadline approaches

PROVIDED BY Fierce Wireless
March 25, 2021

By the end of June all U.S. voice providers are required to implement STIR/SHAKEN technology, to fight against robocallers by authenticating caller ID to help ensure a phone number isn’t being spoofed.

And while scammers continue to evolve to more sophisticated methods, progress is being made.

iconectiv has the role of industry and policy administrator for SHAKEN. It essentially acts as the trust authority, to ensure that different parts of the STIR/SHAKEN authentication process are trustworthy themselves and not infiltrated, including carriers, companies providing signing certificates to carriers, and the certificate authorities. 

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