CAEN Knowledge Base
CAEN Knowledge Base

Note: For updates from the College about resources for learning, teaching and working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit: covid-19.engin.umich.edu


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What is Zoombombing? How do I make sure my remote meeting is private and secure?

Universities across the country have reported instances of Zoombombing, where malicious people enter an unsecured videoconference meeting and use the screen-sharing feature to display inappropriate and disruptive content. Most video conferencing services offer ways to protect your meetings:


CAEN encourages hosts to limit sharing of meeting links, and manage participant access to screen-sharing to ensure a positive experience for all. U-M Safe Computing also provides general guidance for how to Secure Your Videoconferencing.