The reputation Score is assessed on various factors. The exact methodology is proprietary, however some of the broad inputs include:
- Phone number data and analytics
- Global Fraud data consortium
- Traffic Pattern recognition
- Machine Learning and rules based system
- Usage Velocity
TeleSign returns an actionable risk assessment in the form of a reputation Score. Customers can decide whether to block the number from registration or use, allow the number to proceed, or flag the user for further checks or add it to a watchlist.