Zoom’s 5.0 Update Improves Encryption, Adds Meeting Security Features


As the COVID-19 virus spread across the globe, the business landscape was forced to make a number of swift changes. Almost overnight, the video conferencing app Zoom becomes the go-to option to hold lessons, business meetings, and sensitive discussions. The surge in popularity, the firm was also bombarded for issues related to its privacy and security flaws.

Zoom has announced a host of security enhancements with its 5.0 update. The new version comes with AES 256-bit GCM encryption standard, which increases protection for meeting data and improvements in protection against hacking. Although this is not the end-to-end encryption that Zoom erroneously said it had implemented, but it’s an improvement for the transmission of meeting data.

Come with this new update is also a security icon that groups together a number of Zoom’s security features. You can use it to quickly lock meetings, remove participants, and restrict screen sharing and chatting in meetings.

Click here to update to Zoom 5.0

Source: www.thenextweb.com