Please take a few moments to review some important updates to Zoom’s safety and security features.
Zoom software update available If you have downloaded Zoom to your computer or mobile device, keep it updated to reduce security risks. The latest version, 4.6.11, includes a new security button, an invite button, and removes the Meeting ID from the meeting display. Zoom download center
Security Button Located in the bottom right of your meeting room, use the button to enable the waiting room, lock a meeting, and control attendee permissions.
Meeting password New default setting assigns a password to meetings. About meeting passwords
Waiting room Hosts decide when participants may join a meeting. Set up a waiting room
Recording password By default, all recordings made after the recent update require a password for access. Passwords can be created for recordings that don’t have a password. Create a recording password
Attendee attention tracking Participant attention cannot be tracked during a meeting.
Additional Zoom Resources from Fordham
Read articles posted by the University Information Security Office (UISO) about Zoom’s privacy issues and preventing unwanted visitors from entering your meetings or classes.
Every week, Fordham IT hosts a Zoom Q&A webinar where you can get answers on how to use Zoom effectively. Zoom training videos are also available.
Please contact IT Customer Care (see below) if you have general questions about using Zoom. If you have a Zoom security concern, contact the UISO at firstname.lastname@example.org.