Zoom headquarters on Almaden Boulevard in San Jose, California. (Coolcaesar via Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license)

After a massive boom in use and a rocky start as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, Zoom has completed its ambitious 90-day security and privacy plan, most recently adding two-factor authentication (2FA) to its roster of protective measures.

The 2FA, as well as the addition of former Salesforce executive Jason Lee as chief information security officer, seem to be steps by Zoom to respond to criticism piled on the teleconferencing platform for shortcoming that led to “zoom bombing,” zero day vulnerabilities being sold on the market by bug brokers, and other privacy missteps.

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