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We announced several recent security updates and user interface enhancements from the product team during the May 20 “Ask Eric Anything” webinar. Here’s a roundup of the main security changes to the Zoom platform from the past week: Screen sharing: For single Zoom Pro accounts, screen sharing is set to Host Only by default. Hosts […]

Zoom Product Updates: Restricted Screen Sharing by Default, Consent for Unmuting & Audio Alert for the Waiting Room
May 22, 2020

Today Zoom published a draft cryptographic design for an end-to-end-encrypted video communications offering. Security and privacy are the twin pillars of Zoom’s 90-day plan. When I joined Zoom with the rest of the Keybase team on May 7, we announced our intention to build the most secure video meeting offering that can reach current Zoom […]

Zoom Publishes Draft Design of End-to-End Encryption Offering

As we continue on our 90-day plan to improve the security and privacy of our platform, this week’s “Ask Eric Anything” webinar focused on meeting safety, Zoom Phone’s FedRAMP authorization, and Zoom’s bug bounty program.  Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan was joined by Zoom CPO Oded Gal; Lynn Haaland, Zoom Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance […]

90-Day Security Plan Progress Report: May 20
May 20, 2020

Video Communications Leader Plans to Hire Hundreds of Software Engineers Zoom today announced that it will open two new research and development centers – one in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area and one in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Zoom will immediately begin recruiting software engineering talent in these geographies. Employees will work from home until the offices […]

Zoom to Open R&D Centers in Phoenix and Pittsburgh
May 14, 2020

As we approach the halfway mark in our 90-day plan to improve the security and privacy of our platform, this week’s “Ask Eric Anything” webinar focused on security updates in Zoom 5.0.2 and Zoom’s recent acquisition of Keybase, a startup with deep expertise in encryption and security.  Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan was joined by […]

90-Day Security Plan Progress Report: May 13
May 13, 2020

Okta just released its Businesses @ Work (From Home) Report detailing how its network of users are leveraging technology amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of people suddenly shifted to working from home due to social distancing and stay-at-home mandates, and Zoom saw the most growth among Okta’s network. According to the report, Okta customers reacted […]

Okta Businesses @ Work (From Home) Report: Zoom the Fastest-Growing App in March
May 11, 2020

Leading Venture Firms Fund Up To $2M; Docket for Zoom Integration Enables Meeting-Focused Workspaces  Zoom together with Emergence, Horizons Ventures, Maven Ventures, and Sequoia Capital, all investors in the company, announced that Docket has won first place in their App Marketplace competition, which was announced at Zoomtopia in October of 2019.    Docket provides a platform specifically […]

Docket Wins Zoom App Marketplace Competition

We know Mother’s Day will look a little different this year given all that’s going on in the world, so we’ve partnered with Dove to make connecting and celebrating a little easier. To honor all the amazing and caring moms in our lives, Zoom and Dove will provide unlimited video calls and minutes on free […]

No 40-Minute Limit This Weekend, So You Can Zoom Away with Mom 
May 7, 2020

We’re continuously making progress on our 90-day plan to improve the security and privacy of the Zoom platform. This week’s “Ask Eric Anything” webinar focused on highlights from the first 30 days, upcoming security changes to all Zoom accounts, and when to use a meeting or webinar for your Zoom event. Zoom CEO Eric S. […]

90-Day Security Plan Progress Report: May 6