Zoom Security

The dramatic increase in the use of Zoom for meetings and presentations had an unwelcome side effect -“Zoombombing” or Zoom “crashing”.

Zoom Security Checklist

Secure Your Meetings!

Top-5 Zoom Security Recommendations:

  • Don’t post unsecured meeting links on webpages
  • Require Registration and Password to control who enters your meeting
  • Turn off Join Before Host so crashers can’t join before you
  • Disable Screen Sharing and Annotation for participants
  • Read the Zoom guide below

Detailed Guide – Before, During & After Your Meeting

Download Zoom Security Guide (.pdf)

This guide will help Zoom hosts set up a meeting and run a secure event, including tips for:

  • Private Meetings & Events:
    • You know who all your participants will be
    • You are not promoting widely
    • You plan to encourage participant engagement (e.g., talking, chatting, screen/video sharing)  
  • Public Events & Presentations:
    • You don’t entirely know who’s coming
    • You have promoted widely and posted meeting details online
    • You will not be encouraging participant engagement (e.g., talking, chatting, screen/video sharing)  
  • Dealing With a Zoombomber - use controls in Zoom to help you disable functions quickly.

Report Zoombombing Incidents