Zoom has become ubiquitous with companies that rely on their workforce to work from home. The rise in popularity of Zoom has made Zoom meetings targets for hackers. Zoom released a white paper outlining recommended security measures you can take to protect your company and meetings. Below are some highlighted features that can keep your conversations confidential.
- Use One-Time use Zoom Meeting Codes – This obscures regular meetings codes.
- Utilize Waiting Rooms – Only allow in who you know.
- Lock a meeting once all participants are present.
- Email Zoom Meeting IDs rather than a link to a meeting – Real looking links are often used by hackers to deploy malicious payloads.
Additionally, here are some helpful guides for using Zoom:
- Scheduling Meetings or https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362413-Scheduling-meetings
- Waiting Rooms or https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115000332726-Waiting-Room
- Starting a meeting as a host
- Zoom 101 – Securing your meeting
This is by no means a comprehensive look into Zoom security but a few simple things to be aware of that will prevent the vast majority of hacker attempts.