ClearlyIP Attestation Service
ClearlyIP’s Attestation service is simple and free, and the only information collected is the phone number you are calling from.
When you dial the number, you’ll get a message thanking you for using the ClearlyIP Attestation Service. Your phone number is read back to you; you are then told the service provider, the Attestation rating for the number, and the Service Provider Code.
WHAT IS ATTESTATION?
Attestation is not pronounced like “Atta-Boy”; if we break it down, it’s easier. Attest-ation, to attest to something.
- The definition of attestation is the act of showing or evidence showing that something is true. A letter of recommendation is an example of an attestation. noun.
- The act of authenticating a document by observing its execution at the request of the party signing the document and then signing it as a witness.
So now that you know what Attestation is, why is it important? For that, we need to discuss STIR/SHAKEN.
STIR/SHAKEN is why attestation is important. Your phone carrier is attesting that, to the best of its knowledge, calls from your phone number are indeed coming from you. Read our blog on STIR/SHAKEN to learn more.