STIR/SHAKEN information hub

This information hub draws content about STIR/SHAKEN from across our website and a variety of industry sources.

TransNexus STIR/SHAKEN solutions

Our STIR/SHAKEN solutions include everything you need to deploy STIR/SHAKEN. They work with any network equipment and are available in our ClearIP and NexOSS software platforms.

We offer SHAKEN certificates to use with our software products or any other. Certificates are available with flexible duration and no contract or commitment.

You can easilly combine robocall mitigation techniques with STIR/SHAKEN call authentication to improve customer experience and satisfy compliance requirements.

Learn more about STIR/SHAKEN

STIR/SHAKEN whitepapers

STIR/SHAKEN overview — A brief introduction

Understanding STIR/SHAKEN — An introduction to some technical details

How to obtain access to numbering resources — Service provider requirements to sign calls

Certificate management for STIR/SHAKEN — Creating and managing keys and certificates

STIR/SHAKEN authentication service — Authentication technical details

STIR/SHAKEN verification service — Verification technical details

Out-of-Band SHAKEN — Extends the current SHAKEN framework to include service providers using TDM

Rich Call Data and STIR/SHAKEN — How to include additional caller info in the SHAKEN token to improve call completion

Delegate certificates improve STIR/SHAKEN for providers and enterprises — How a special certificate extends the trusted network


Preparing for SHAKEN in Canada

Robocall Mitigation Filing Essentials

Prepare for the FCC June 30th robocall deadline — Tutorial

TRACED act compliance — Everything you need to know

Complying with the TRACED act made simple

CFCA Know SHAKEN videos

TransNexus presented a series of webinars with the CFCA on STIR/SHAKEN topics, including:

  1. Introduction
  2. Public Key Infrastructure
  3. Authentication
  4. Verification
  5. Out-of-Band SHAKEN
  6. Rich Call Data
  7. Call Analytics


ATIS-1000074.v002, ATIS Standard on Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN)

ATIS-1000080.v004, ATIS Standard on Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN): Governance Model and Certificate Management

ATIS-1000081, ATIS Technical Report on a Framework for Display of Verified Caller

ATIS-1000082, ATIS Technical Report on SHAKEN APIs for a Centralized Signing and Signature Validation Server

ATIS-1000084.v002, ATIS Technical Report on Operational and Management Considerations for SHAKEN STI Certification Authorities and Policy Administrators

ATIS-1000085.v002, ATIS Standard on Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using ToKENs (SHAKEN): SHAKEN Support of “div” PASSporT

ATIS-1000087, ATIS Technical Report on Mechanism for Initial Cross-Border Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN)

ATIS-1000088, ATIS Technical Report on a Framework for SHAKEN Attestation and Origination Identifier

ATIS-1000089.v002, ATIS Technical Report on Study of Full Attestation Alternatives for Enterprises and Business Entities with Multi-Homing and Other Arrangements

ATIS-1000091, ATIS Technical Report on a Mechanism for International Signature-based handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN)

ATIS-1000092, ATIS Standard on Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN): Delegate Certificates

ATIS-1000093, ATIS Standard on Toll-Free Numbers in the SHAKEN Framework

ATIS-1000094, ATIS Standard on Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN): Calling Name and Rich Call Data Handling Procedures

ATIS-1000095, ATIS Standard on Extending STIR/SHAKEN over TDM

ATIS-1000096, ATIS Standard on SHAKEN: Out-of-Band PASSporT Transmission Involving TDM Networks

ATIS-1000097, ATIS Technical Report on Alternatives for Caller Authentication for Non-IP Traffic

ATIS-1000098, ATIS Standard on Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Resource-Priority Header (RPH) and Priority Header Signing in Support of Emergency Calling


IETF RFC 7340, Secure Telephone Identity Problem Statement and Requirements

IETF RFC 7375, Secure Telephone Identity Threat Model

IETF RFC 8224, Authenticated Identity Management in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

IETF RFC 8225, PASSporT: Personal Assertion Token

IETF RFC 8226, Secure Telephone Identity Credentials: Certificates

IETF RFC 8443, Personal Assertion Token (PASSporT) Extension for Resource Priority Authorization

IETF RFC 8588, Personal Assertion Token (PASSporT) Extension for Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN)

IETF RFC 8816, Secure Telephone Identity Revisited (STIR) Out-of-Band Architecture and Use Cases

IETF RFC 8946, Personal Assertion Token (PASSporT) Extension for Diverted Calls

IETF RFC 9027, Assertion Values for Resource Priority Header and SIP Priority Header Claims in Support of Emergency Services Networks

United States STIR/SHAKEN regulations

WC Docket No. 17-97, Call Authentication Trust Anchor

TRACED ActDec 30, 2019Law requires FCC to issue orders that require STIR/SHAKEN call authentication and related provisions.
Report and OrderMar 31, 2020Mandates STIR/SHAKEN.
Second Report and OrderSep 29, 2020Provides extensions for SHAKEN implementation, requires robocall mitigation program during extensions, requires certification in new Robocall Mitigation Database.
Third Report and OrderAug 6, 2021Establishes a process for voice service providers to appeal STI Governance Authority SPC Token revocation decisions to the Commission.
Caller ID Authentication Best PracticesDec 22, 2020Voluntary, optional best practices for SHAKEN developed by the CATA working group.
Robocall Mitigation Database (RMD)Apr 20, 2021New portal used to submit, view, and download certifications in the RMD.
Fourth Report and OrderDec 10, 2021Accelerates SHAKEN implementation deadlines for small voice service providers that are non-facilities-based or are found to be a source of illegal robocalls.

United States Robocall mitigation regulations

CG Docket No. 17-59, Advanced Methods to Target and Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls

Report and OrderNov 16, 2017Allows providers to block calls from phone numbers that are invalid, unallocated, unused, or that appear on Do-Not-Originate (DNO) lists.
Second Report and OrderDec 12, 2018Establishes Reassigned Numbers Database.
Declaratory RulingJun 6, 2019Clarifies that service providers may offer opt-out call-blocking programs based on any reasonable analytics.
Third Report and OrderJul 16, 2020Establishes safe harbors for call blocking.
Fourth Report and OrderDec 29, 2020Requires service providers to police their networks and cooperate with traceback, adds network blocking to safe harbor, requires immediate notification of blocking by Jan 1, 2022.
Order on Reconsideration, Sixth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, and Waiver OrderDec 10, 2021Changes and clarifies rules on immediate notification of call blocking.

Canada STIR/SHAKEN regulations

CRTC 2018-3225 Jan 2018Measures to reduce caller identification spoofing and to determine the origins of nuisance calls
CRTC 2019-4029 Dec 2019CISC Network Working Group – Status of implementation by telecommunications service providers of authentication/verification measures for caller identification
CRTC 2019-4039 Dec 2019Establishment of the Canadian Secure Token Governance Authority
CRTC 2019-402-215 Sep 2020Rogers Communications Canada Inc. – Request for a nine-month postponement of STIR/SHAKEN implementation
CRTC 2021-1236 Apr 2021STIR/SHAKEN implementation for Internet Protocol-based voice calls
CRTC 2021-2675 Aug 2021Mitel Networks Corporation – Application requesting the Commission to instruct the Canadian Secure Token Governance Authority to allow all telecommunications service providers to receive a STIR/SHAKEN certificate

STIR/SHAKEN blog posts and news

Jan 17, 2022

STIR/SHAKEN statistics for December 2021

Jan 12, 2022

Reply comments on proposed rules for gateway providers

Jan 10, 2022

State attorneys general urge tough robocall rules for gateway providers

Dec 27, 2021

FCC reevaluates SHAKEN extensions

Dec 22, 2021

Comments on FCC proposed rules for gateway providers

Dec 13, 2021

FCC order accelerates SHAKEN deadline for some small providers

Dec 8, 2021

Recent activity on pending and proposed robocall rules

Dec 1, 2021

SHAKEN statistics for November 2021

Nov 29, 2021

FCC proposed rules for gateway providers—would they work?

Nov 23, 2021

Canadian SHAKEN mandate approaches

Nov 15, 2021

SHAKEN for TDM podcast

Nov 10, 2021

New York governor signs robocall legislation

Nov 8, 2021

SHAKEN statistics for October 2021

Nov 3, 2021

Robocall trends in the new SHAKEN era

Nov 1, 2021

Canadian SHAKEN token access policy revised

Oct 25, 2021

Enforcement action against robocallers in the SHAKEN era

Oct 20, 2021

STI-GA announces support for enhanced SHAKEN functionality

Oct 18, 2021

STIR/SHAKEN statistics for September 2021

Oct 5, 2021

Out-of-Band SHAKEN with a private Call Placement Service

Sep 29, 2021

Many SHAKEN certifications, few SHAKEN-authorized providers

Sep 13, 2021

FCC proposes additional robocall rules for gateway providers

August 26, 2021

Rich Call Data and Delegate Certificates—a great pairing

August 16, 2021

Canadian regulator changes service provider SHAKEN qualifications

August 4, 2021

Are SHAKEN and robocall mitigation preventing unlawful robocalls?

July 28, 2021

Who should sign SHAKEN calls?

July 26, 2021

Spam robocalls and SHAKEN attestation

July 15, 2021

SHAKEN for TDM standards approved

June 29, 2021

Robocaller tried to hack SHAKEN

June 15, 2021

May 2021 STIR/SHAKEN statistics

June 9, 2021

Robocall Mitigation Database filing statistics

June 7, 2021

U.S. — Canada cross-border SHAKEN

May 25, 2021

Press release — New Out-of-Band SHAKEN whitepaper available

May 13, 2021

February 17, 2021

ClearIP Out-of-Band SHAKEN enhancements

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