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.
- Zoom provides a number of settings and features that meeting hosts can use to protect their meeting participants, and their privacy. See ITS: How to Secure Meetings in Zoom
- BlueJeans also provides options to require a passcode to connect, and secure meetings by only allowing encrypted endpoints to join. See ITS: Secure Meetings in BlueJeans
- Google Hangouts Meet has options to ensure that your meetings stay private and free of unwanted attendees. See ITS: How to Secure a Hangouts Meet Session
CAEN encourages hosts to limit sharing of meeting links, and manage screen-sharing or other participant options to ensure a positive experience for all. U-M Safe Computing also provide guidance for Secure Your Videoconferencing