it Also incorporates an icon in the menu bar of the meeting to access the elements of security.

Zoom is one of the applications that more success is having in full pandemic coronavirus, as the confinement increases the demand for software of remote communication. But this tool also has been involved in some other problem seguridad.

Zoom 5.0, its most recent version, addresses precisely the issue of security by adding support for the encryption standard 256-bit AES-GCM. This will ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the shared data in the Zoom Meeting, Zoom Video Webinar, and Zoom Phone.

it Is a measure that “raise the bar to protect our users ‘ data in transit”, indicates Oded Gal, CPO Zoom, which is also shown “very excited” with another novelty, as it is “the security icon in the menu bar of the session” that “meets our safety features, existing and new, and puts them front and center to our meeting hosts”. Users of Zoom will be able to find all the elements of security Zoom from the icon present in the interface of the hosts.

The hosts have the possibility to report users from the security icon or disable the option that each participant will rename itself. In the case of the education sector, only the host can access the screen-sharing.

“millions of new users, this will ensure that you have instant access to important security controls in their meetings”, highlights Gal.

Other safety improvements have to do with passwords. Now the passwords of meetings are enabled by default for the greater part of the customers, as the password for the recordings in the cloud. Administrators can establish its complexity, and length requirements use of alphanumeric and special characters), in addition to regulating the length of the pin to access voice mail.

Another item on by default is that of those waiting rooms of participants, where they are kept before being admitted to a meeting.

Large organizations have the opportunity to link contacts across multiple accounts to facilitate searching for meetings, chats, and phone contacts.

As additional enhancements, the administrator will be able to choose which regions of the data center their meetings use and view connection information in the control panel. Users can choose not to have their chat snippet displayed. Non-PMI meetings will have 11-digit IDs. And the meeting ID and the option to invite are moved to the Participants menu to avoid accidental actions.