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A Note About Calendar Integration

It looks like the upgrade to Zoom 5.0 is disabling the integration with Google Calendar temporarily and requiring users to re-authorize the connection. If you’re no longer able to schedule Zoom meetings through Calendar, check your browser for a small round icon with an exclamation point, just to the right of the browser address bar. […]

Zoom 5.0 Now Available

Zoom 5.0 is now available for download, with new features and enhancements to protect meeting data and resist tampering. Enhanced Encryption With Zoom 5.0, support is enabled for AES 256-bit GCM encryption. After May 30, 2020, only Zoom clients on version 5.0 or later will be able to join Zoom Meetings. A new encryption shield […]

Cloud Recording Storage Time Extended

Due to the increased reliance on recordings as an element of remote instruction, the storage duration of Zoom Cloud recordings has been extended to 60 days. This will ensure that content stored on the Zoom Cloud server will continue to be available for viewing through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. The long-term policy […]

Using the new “Security” Icon

Zoom has always given users a range of options to help keep their meetings secure, but until now those settings have been scattered and sometimes difficult to keep track of. The newest client version simplifies matters by adding a “Security” icon to the meeting toolbar, organizing many of the most useful security settings into one […]