Service Providers

Dinah Weisberg: Strategy – in a time of uncertainty – needs security and reliability

September 17, 2019

Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) published a blog post focusing on REDCOM's CEO and President, Dinah Weisberg, as she explores corporate decision making in a changing market landscape.
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Service Providers

Nuisance call handling at the network edge

July 22, 2019 | By: Michael Gates

While the rural telcos on the network edge may not yet be able to take advantage of STIR/SHAKEN, there are still actions that can be taken. REDCOM technology can help fight robocalls and our communications experts are ready to work with you and your team to deliver the best possible customer experience.
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Service Providers

The Security Triad

June 28, 2019 | By: Michael Gates

Many sources equate secure communications to encryption. While encryption certainly plays a key role in a secure communications solution, it is not the only required element. The cybersecurity industry uses a model referred to as the security triad to define the various domains that need to be addressed when securing a network. The triad – sometimes also known as CIA – includes Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability. This paper will review and define these domains for a better understanding of what is required to provide a complete secure communications solution.
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Service Providers

What is Hashing?

June 11, 2019 | By: Michael Gates

The security triad defines the overarching principles of information security, and one of the triad’s primary principles is assuring the integrity of data. The goal of this principle is to provide assurance that the data has not been modified, tampered with, or corrupted in any way, and the method most often used to do this is called hashing.
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Service Providers

Service Providers can now block robocalls

June 10, 2019

A new FCC decision allows service providers to block unwanted robocalls, by default without user opt-in, before ever reaching consumers devices.
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Announcements

REDCOM demonstrates effectiveness of STIR/SHAKEN caller authentication standards with the ATIS Robocalling Testbed

May 30, 2019

REDCOM has successfully completed interoperability testing with the ATIS Robocalling Testbed that demonstrates the interoperability of the company’s STIR/SHAKEN implementation within the REDCOM Personalized Call Screening software. These tests are part of a broader industry effort to help service providers protect consumers against unwanted robocalls and caller ID spoofing.
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Service Providers

Combating Robocalls: a quick primer on how STIR/SHAKEN works

May 28, 2019 | By: Michael Gerenser

It finally looks like the U.S. is ready to do something to combat robocalls. The Senate has passed the TRACED Act. A key mandate from this bill is the requirement that carriers work together to implement call authentication technology, and it looks like STIR/SHAKEN could be the solution.
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Service Providers

VoIP: The transition to Voice over Internet Protocol

May 15, 2019

Despite the widespread adoption of VoIP and its growing potential for new revenue streams, the transition from a traditional network can still be daunting for some service providers.
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Service Providers

Congress Hoping to Put an End to Illegal Robocalls

May 6, 2019

If there is one thing that everyone can agree on, it’s that we need to put an end to illegal robocalls. Americans received 47.8 billion robocalls last year alone, 50% of which were from scammers. This onslaught of robocalls is something we deal with on an everyday basis, and Congress wants to put a stop to it.
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Service Providers

Pa$$w0rd C0mpl3xity!

April 30, 2019 | By: Michael Gates

Passwords can certainly be complex, and not in a good way. Fortunately, the idea of complex passwords is changing, and that’s a good thing. Read to learn more about the future of password complexity.
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Service Providers

What can be done to stop robocalls?

March 21, 2019

Robocalls are plaguing the American public with 2018 seeing an increase of 57% according to sources. Luckily, REDCOM has the solution.
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