Posted by - June 17, 2020

Zoom announced this past week that those who use the video platform for free will no longer have encrypted calls and that this new change will be happening soon. According to the company, the reason for the change is the company is  wanting to comply and work with local law enforcement in case Zoom is ever used for any malicious reasons. Those who use Zoom for free only need to provide an email address which is not considered adequate information to verify the identity of an individual, so Zoom is removing that capability so that only verified users can have access to encryption.

This new change is making business owners wary of Zoom, and some have begun considering other communication platforms   For more information on security related issues, keep an eye on the OptfinITy social media and blogs.

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