The SIP Forum Announces SIPNOC 2020 Webinar Series Registrations Are Open

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Special Free-to-Attend Webinar Series takes place December 7-11, 2020; Maintains focus on issues vital to the deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework and the ongoing efforts to combat illegal Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing

SIPNOC 2020 Registration

Special Free-to-Attend Webinar Series takes place December 7-11, 2020 and maintains focus on issues vital to the deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework and the ongoing efforts to combat illegal Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing.

The SIP Forum is proud to announce that the official agenda and webinar registrations are now live for SIPNOC 2020, a special webinar series focusing on the remaining challenges and opportunities related to the deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework as the June 2021 FCC deadline for deployment looms.

The SIP Forum is also proud to report that due to overwhelming sponsor support, SIPNOC 2020 will be free to attend! Current SIPNOC 2020 sponsors include Diamond Sponsors Bandwidth, iconectiv, Neustar and Somos; Platinum Sponsors Ribbon Communications and Verizon; and Gold Sponsors AT&T, ECG, Metaswitch, NetNumber, SecureLogix, TransNexus, and Twilio.

Like the SIP Forum’s June 2019 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT – SIPNOC 2020 will be a virtual event consisting of a special series of webinars presented by the experts leading the development of the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework, as well as leading companies providing STIR/SHAKEN solutions and deployment expertise.

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.

SIPNOC 2020 will feature 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.

SIPNOC 2020 webinars will cover such topics as:

  • Update on the STIR/SHAKEN Framework and IP-NNI Task Force Milestones
  • Out-Of-Band SHAKEN Solutions
  • Special FCC Keynote
  • Review of the FCC’s STIR/SHAKEN Framework and Second Report and Order (WC 17-97)
  • Review of Proposed DOJ/FCC/FTC Enforcement Actions and Their Ramifications
  • The Evolving Model for Attestation
  • Update from the STI-GA
  • Important Certificate Management Considerations and Procedures
  • Delegated Certificates and Call Identity Challenges: What Data is Shared Between Carriers and Enterprises?
  • The View from Canada: Special CRTC and CST-GA Keynote
  • Omni-Channel Verification Solutions
  • RCD (Rich Call Data) and other Call Validation Display Framework Solutions
  • Extending the SHAKEN Eco-system
  • STIR/SHAKEN Deployment Best-Practices
  • Federating Identity Data
  • Putting STIR/SHAKEN Into the Cloud
  • Issues and Challenges Concerning Reestablishing Trust in Voice Communications
  • STIR/SHAKEN and Beyond: A Broader Industry Approach to Call Verification. Security and Trust
  • Considerations for Management, Performance and Troubleshooting
  • Trusted Customer Solutions: Implementing STIR/SHAKEN with Enterprise Customers
  • IP Interconnection, Inter-Carrier Compensation and Access Reform Challenges

SIPNOC 2020 will offer actionable information for all industry stakeholders in the Robocall and Caller ID Spoofing elimination/mitigation ecosystem, including telecommunications providers, major backbone operators, interconnect and wholesale solution providers, ISPs, cable operators, and wireless network operators, as well as governmental regulators and agencies, regulatory attorneys with state and federal jurisdictions, equipment manufacturers and mobile product developers, device integration specialists, large enterprise service assurance operations and IT/communications staff, government agencies, customer care/contact centers, and application providers and data analytics firms.

For More Information and to Register
Visit the SIPNOC 2020 event landing page for more information, and to register for the webinars visit the SIPNOC 2020 Agenda page. Still have questions? Send an email to sipnocinfo@sipforum.org or call +1-203-829-6307.

About the SIP Forum
The SIP Forum is a leading IP communications industry association that engages in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology, such as the development of industry recommendations; interoperability testing events including SIPit, and special workshops, educational activities, and general promotion of IP communications standards, services, and technology for service provider, enterprise and governmental applications. The SIP Forum is also the producer of the annual SIPNOC conferences (for SIP Network Operators Conference), focused on the technical requirements of the service provider community, and other industry events. One of the Forum’s technical activities is the development of the SIPconnect Technical Recommendation – a standards-based SIP trunking recommendation that provides detailed guidelines for direct IP peering and interoperability between IP PBXs and SIP-based service provider networks, and the SIPconnect Certification Testing Program, a unique certification testing program that includes a certification test suite and test platform, and an associated “SIPconnect Certified” logo program that provides an official “seal of certification” for companies products and services that have officially achieved conformance with the SIPconnect specification. Other important Forum initiatives include work in security, SIP and IPv6, and IP-based Network-to-Network Interconnection (IP-NNI) and the SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework. For more information about SIP Forum initiatives, please visit: https://www.sipforum.org.

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