Zoom’s Growth Comes With Addressing Security Concerns

 

On this snippet of Business Casual, producer Taylor Bagley leads another installment of Secure the Bag, laying out companies’ strategic decisions and asking: Was it a good move for the growth of the business? Did they “secure the bag?” Bagley gave analysis on Zoom’s unanticipated growth during this pandemic, and how with great power comes great responsibility.

There have been multiple reports in the last few weeks of breaches to Zoom meetings as more and more people, companies, and organizations are relying on Zoom for internal and external company communication. The issue of Zoombombing, or people essentially hacking into Zoom meetings by guessing or generating URL codes, has gotten so rampant that it has caused the FBI to release a statement on the dangers of using the platform.

This has led to a slew of company responses and updates to improve security on the platform. Bagley and the Business Casual hosts break down…

  • How Zoom is responding to this issue and what its updates change about the system
  • Why Zoom is succeeding amid the COVID-19 outbreak despite these concerns
  • What Zoom’s web conferencing presence may look like post-pandemic

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