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FCC Seeks New Call Authentication System in 2019

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently sent letters to telecommunications carriers asking them to establish plans to implement the Signature-based Handing of Asserted Information Using toKENS (SHAKEN) and the Secure Telephone Identity Revisited (STIR) authentication standards. The SHAKEN/STIR framework digitally validates the handoff of calls between carriers, ultimately making it possible for consumers to accurately…

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September 24, 2018Can Smart Cities be Hacked?

February 6, 2018The Legal Side of Bitcoin

November 5, 2017The SEC Database Hack

October 22, 2017Emoji as Evidence

January 17, 2017A Contest to Fix IoT Risk

February 15, 2016Protecting Biometric Data

January 31, 2016Drones and the Law

January 19, 2016Regulating Crowdfunding

January 4, 2016Hashtags and Trademarks

September 1, 2015New State Privacy Laws

August 4, 2014Scrapers Beware!