Zoom has emerged as a poster child for video conferencing in our new work-from-home economy. As much of a cultural icon Zoom has become during the Covid-19 period, the company has faced some serious security issues.

Cybersecurity firm Cyble released a report in mid-April detailing that a credential stuffing campaign compromised some 500,000 Zoom accounts for sale on the dark web. As security professionals, it’s our job to educate our customers, the industry and the public-at-large on the potential cyber risks, as millions of people use Zoom or one of the other video conferencing platforms.

There will always be risks, but the benefits of video conferencing often outweigh the downside. Consider these best practices when working with Zoom or other tools for remote meetings:

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