Germany's data protection authority has determined that Zoom's data transfers to the U.S. are in violation of the terms of the GDPR in light of the Schrems II ruling, and has issued a formal warning.
Every company needs the assurances that they can communicate safely in a virtual environment. Here’s what they should know about the security vulnerabilities of widely used conferencing platforms.
Zoom will be required to make a number of significant changes to its security practices as a result of decisions that the FTC says ‘gave users a false sense of security.’
Zoom has decided to enable end-to-end encryption for all users including the free users and those subscribed to individual pro plan, provided they give up additional personal information.
Zoom claimed that end-to-end encryption will only be available as a premium paid feature so that law enforcement can have access to people who are using the platform for bad purposes.
List of companies that are abandoning Zoom continues to grow as security concerns continue to pile up including the recent news that two zero-day exploits are on sale on the dark web.
Zoom faces lawsuits accusing the company of covering up serious privacy and security issues as they onboard millions of new users due to the coronavirus crisis.