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About Travis Zetterower

Travis is the interim associate director of the Office of Information Technology.

Zoom Waiting Room Changes

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Overview of upcoming changes In order to improve security and reduce the instances of “Zoom Bombing,” UGA will enable the Zoom Waiting Room setting for all future Zoom meetings at close of business on 11/13/2020. After 11/13/2020, meeting hosts will now have to “admit” each attendee into the meeting before…
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New Waiting Room and Passcode Requirements for Zoom – Updated 9/21/20

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Update as of Sept 21, 2020 We received the following information from Zoom regarding the security changes previously announced for September 27th. “At Zoom, customers are our number one priority, and we always strive to bring you the best, most secure video meeting experience in the industry.  In June we…
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Required Zoom Updates

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You may be as tired of Zoom as we are. Nevertheless, there are 2 important updates you may need to know about. Required Version Update After May 30, you will be required to have version 5.0 or higher to connect to a Zoom meeting. Zoom usually updates itself automatically. It’s…
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Safer Zoom Meetings

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Zoom meeting security is largely a matter of which settings and options you choose.  This post contains some of OIT’s recommendations for securing your Zoom meetings. Step 1. Update Zoom Before you do anything else, be sure your Zoom software is up to date! Certain options and features may not…
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