Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications software and IP Optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that Intrado, a global leader in technology-enabled services, has chosen Ribbon Call Trust™ for STIR/SHAKEN compliance. Ribbon Call Trust is a comprehensive solution designed to validate a caller’s identity, intent, and reputation to mitigate fraud, nuisance and robocalls.
The solutions deployed by Intrado include Ribbon’s industry-leading Session Border Controllers (SBC), Media Gateway (GSX) and Policy and Routing Server (PSX). Ribbon Call Trust provides Intrado with the network functions required to participate in STIR/SHAKEN and protect its enterprise customers against unwanted nuisance and robocalls. STIR/SHAKEN is an industry standard that stands for (Secure Telephony Identity Revisited) STIR / (Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs) SHAKEN.
The goal of STIR/SHAKEN is to restore the end user’s confidence and trust in receiving phone calls by enabling service providers to authenticate, sign and verify caller identity to protect their customers from malicious attacks, nuisance and robocalls. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has mandated that US service providers, unless granted an exception, implement the STIR/SHAKEN standard by June 30, 2021.