Zoom: Schools begin to ban the video conferencing platform

Zoom video conferencing platform is one of the most popular, easier and also one of the most complete. However, the successive security problems revealed have been damaging the reputation of this platform. Those responsible have already come to announce that all vulnerabilities are being fixed, but is this announcement too late?

According to some reports, there are already schools that have stopped using Zoom! The choice now falls on Microsoft’s Teams.

Zoom: Schools begin to ban the video conferencing platform

There is currently a range of platforms for online meetings and classes on the market. The Zoom platform is the most popular for good and bad reasons. This platform has shown some weaknesses in terms of security and schools are already beginning to use alternatives.

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According to information, some groups of schools in the US are banning Zoom, among them, we find large group of schools in New York and Clark County, Nevada. Others, such as Edmonds School in Washington State and Alpine School in Utah, are rethinking their policies on the use of Zoom. The alternative, unsurprisingly, falls to Microsoft’s Teams platform.

Zoom is one of the most popular platforms for videoconferencing. But users should take precautions while using this platform. It was recently revealed that thousands of “private” recordings circulate on the internet. Also, remember that the platform suffers a vulnerability that could give access to the camera and the microphone.

Recently, Skype announced Meet Now. It’s a new function of Microsoft’s video conferencing service and it does not come by chance, but by causality, to cover the needs of the vast majority of connected people at the quarantine period. In addition, to further improve their situation against the competition platforms.

Due to the confinement caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, videoconferencing services are experiencing a historic boom, as revealed by one of the great experts of the sector. And if that happened a couple of weeks ago, imagine how things are going now.

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1 Comment

  1. Dirk Dresner
    April 13, 2021

    That`s surprising! Zoom is one of the best video conferencing platforms used by businesses globally, including educational institutions. The tool is easy to use and is at par with likes of Webex, Gomeetnow, Gotomeeting, R-HUB web video conferencing servers etc.