STI-GA director Struthers comments on the STI-PA timeline
ATIS conducted a webinar on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, “SHAKEN 101: Mitigating Illegal Robocalling and Caller ID Scams.” In this webinar, STI-GA director Brent Struthers shared his expectations for when the STI Policy Administrator (STI-PA) might be in place.
The ATIS SHAKEN webinar was presented by:
Brent Struthers, Director, STI-GA
Eric Burger, Chief Technology Officer, FCC
Jim McEachern, Principal Technologist, ATIS
Policy Administrator selection process timeline
- November 15, 2018. The STI Governance Authority (STI-GA) issued an RFP for organizations to issue their proposals to become the Policy Administrator role.
- February 4, 2019. RFP responses are due.
In yesterday’s webinar, Brent Struthers said he hopes to have the STI-PA in place by July 2019.
Jim McEachern said that some service providers have already implemented SHAKEN, and others are expected to follow soon. He said they will benefit by gaining operational experience in authenticating calls using self-signed certificates and verifying signed calls.
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