The SIP Forum Announces STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT Webinar Series Registrations Are Open

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Special Free-to-Attend Webinar Series takes place June 22-26, 2020; Will focus on issues vital to the deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework and ongoing efforts to combat illegal Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing

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The STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT will feature a series of webinars on issues critical to the reliable and successful deployment of STIR/SHAKEN in today’s IP-based network environments, as well as discussion of the ramifications of governmental regulatory, legislative and enforcement actions.

The SIP Forum has announced that the official agenda and webinar registrations are now live for the STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT, a special webinar series focusing on the challenges and opportunities related to the deployment of the STIR/SHAKEN Call Authentication Framework.

The STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT 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.

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 STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT 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.

The STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT webinars will cover such topics as:

  • Update on the STIR/SHAKEN Framework and IP-NNI Task Force Milestones
  • Update on the Status of the STIR/SHAKEN Secure Telephone Identity Governance Authority (STI-GA)
  • Lessons Learned from STIR/SHAKEN Testing and Deployments
  • Focus on Operational Experience – the View from the Carriers
  • Extending STIR/SHAKEN Beyond Carriers
  • Certification Delegation and Extending the Trust Model
  • International SHAKEN
  • Out-Of-Band SHAKEN Solutions
  • Federal Regulation and Enforcement
  • The State of Track and Trace
  • Important Certificate Management Considerations and Procedures
  • Considerations Surrounding Delegated Certificates
  • 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

A number of leading companies are supporting the STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT through their generous support as webinar sponsors, including Metaswitch, NetNumber, Neustar, Ribbon Communications, SecureLogix, and TransNexus.

For More Information and to Register
Visit the STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT event landing page for more information, and to register visit the STIR/SHAKEN VIRTUAL SUMMIT Agenda page. Still have questions? Send an email to stirshakensummit@sipforum.org.

Sponsorship Information
There are a very limited number of additional sponsorship opportunities available for companies offering STIR/SHAKEN services and solutions to present a webinar, but time is running out. For information about webinar sponsorship benefits and costs, please send an email to stirshakensummit@sipforum.org.

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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