Reassigned Number Database Aims to Minimize Unsolicited Calls

Everyone hates unwanted calls, but calls to the wrong numbers are just as frustrating. The FCC is mandating the creation of the Reassigned Number Database to help these issues. Companies can scrub their lists to remove numbers that have been recently disconnected or reassigned.

September 16, 2020

Is Your Dialing Architecture Ready for Attestation Rating?

Part of the call authentication features in STIR/SHAKEN is the implementation of attestation ratings in a phone call. This will help carriers identify the legitimacy of a caller's origin and authorize their use of the phone number and caller ID made on outbound calls.

September 9, 2020

VINES Working Group Aims to Tackle Caller ID Fraud

Caller ID spoofing is one of the primary tools scammers use. However other types of phone fraud are utilized for different illicit means. The VINES working group aims to mitigate other forms of phone and caller ID fraud outside of the scope of the SHAKEN/STIR framework.

July 15, 2020