Comment by: blainek 09 Apr 2020, 09:42 a.m.

Kaspersky published an article containing security and privacy tips for using Zoom. They are summarized below.

1. Protect your account by using a strong password and two-factor authentication and not sharing the Personal Meeting ID that is assigned.
2. Use your work email to register (not gmail or other common domain accounts).
3. Only download the Zoom app from the official Zoom website ( for your computer or the App Store/Google Play for mobile devices.
4. Don't share your meeting link on social media.
5. Protect every meeting with a password.
6. Enable Waiting Room so you can screen attendees.
7. Limit screen-sharing ability to only those who need to share screens.
8. Use Zoom's website interface rather than installing the app on your device if you can.
9. Don't discuss confidential information during the meeting.
10. Before joining the meeting, close any apps or windows on your desktop that you wouldn't want anyone seeing.

You can read more detail behind these recommendations at