Armed with an impenetrable shield to protect legitimate businesses, communication providers and consumers from becoming victims, the Fraud Fighter is the premier slayer of fraud and suspicious activity—and provider of authoritative telephone number intelligence.
Aug 9, 2022
In the ever-expanding telecom universe, there are villains trying to corrupt the trusted communications ecosystem. These superheroes—each wielding unique special powers—are laser-focused on keeping people connected, businesses running and commerce flowing by fighting against illegal robocallers and fraudsters, identifying and verifying suspicious callers, and solving service provider network and asset management complexities. For those ready to join the legion of Trusted Communication…
Aug 1, 2022
a squadron of Trusted Communications Superheroes!
All across the telecom ecosystem people like you are fighting to protect the communications ecosystem. The good news is that there are more people like YOU out there!
Jul 26, 2022
With the lion’s share of consumers (86%) associating businesses with a toll-free number as higher quality companies, it is paramount to protect the integrity of these trusted numbers. Fortunately, with the most recent advancement in the nation’s robocall mitigation efforts, telephone calls made from toll-free numbers are now eligible to be included in the nation’s Calling Number Verification Service.
As a leader in ensuring communications can be trusted, iconectiv is the first company…
Jun 29, 2022
Trust goes two ways in the telecom ecosystem. Can you trust the data that you operate with? Can your consumers trust who is reaching out to them? Mobile World Live spoke with iconectiv’s Senior Vice President George Cray about trusted communications in the telecom industry. Cray discussed iconectiv’s important role with trust in both calls and messaging as we:
Operate, in partnership with CTIA, one of the most trusted channels for businesses to reach consumers, the Short Code Registry.
May 12, 2022
In these times, so many physical interactions have had to be replaced with remote engagement, such as video calls, telehealth appointments, working from home, that digital transformation is fundamental. Preserving the ecosystem is crucial, otherwise some of the investment in digital transformation could be wasted.
Chris Drake, CTO, iconectiv, chatted with Mobile World Live about the impact of robocalls and texts in the world today. With more than 85 billion robocalls a year placed globally,…
May 9, 2022
Trust is the foundation for communications. But for over a decade, that trust has been under relentless assault by fraudsters. In the U.S. alone, an average of 60 billion illegal robocalls are made each year, while globally, 4.15 billion text messages are SMS phishing (“smishing”) attempts.
May 2, 2022
Managing the complexity of 5G rollouts is possible – and the industry is at a critical inflection point where 5G deployment is supporting dramatic changes in the services being made available to customers. The benefits of utilizing a common nomenclature in the evolution and deployment of new facilities-based network ecosystems and the virtual components upon which these technologies rely are discussed in IDC’s white paper, “Accelerating 5G Rollouts.”
Aug 20, 2021
The FCC September 28 mandate is quickly approaching, and many are wondering what that will mean for inbound calls to the United States. While the purpose of the Robocall Mitigation Database (RMD) registration mandate is to protect American consumers, the rules impact foreign networks and may cause unintended consequences for American travelers, offshore contact centers and branch offices located outside of the U.S. hoping to send voice traffic to residential and business subscribers in the United States.
Aug 16, 2021
Identity theft is at an all-time high and in 2019 alone, fraud losses grew 15% to $16.9 billion. As the most used personal identifier for consumer account management, the mobile phone number is increasingly becoming an important factor to help organizations mitigate fraud and assess risk. This is especially true when initiating financial transactions where businesses are increasingly relying on mobile devices for second-factor authentication access. In addition, 833,000 porting and pooling transactions are made each day in the U.S. alone, which makes number porting data another key tool being utilized to authenticate the identity of consumers.
Jan 21, 2021
Identity theft is at an all-time high, with mobile number account takeover doubling from 2017 to 2018. On this episode of the American Bankers Association podcast, iconectiv’s Kathy Timko, Head of LNPA Services, discusses the rising trend of account takeovers due to mobile identity fraud. According to Timko, utilizing number portability data is one of the strongest methods to prevent account takeover.
Nov 18, 2020
Most forms of communications fraud have one thing in common: They exploit trust. Take callerID, for instance. History has shown that when callerID information is compromised, communications spam, scams and spoofing soars. Learn more about how the industry is working together to effectively mitigate fraud across voice calls , text messages and chatbot conversations.
Nov 17, 2020