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Zoom online meetings

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Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, group messaging, and a software-defined conference room solution into one easy-to-use platform.

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Zoom Webinars & Large Meetings

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Zoom Webinar At present, the CAES Office of Information technology maintains several Zoom Webinar accounts and one Large Meeting account for the college’s use. Faculty and staff may request to use these accounts on a first-come-first-served basis. Where regular Zoom meetings can hold up to 300 participants, OIT’s webinar accounts…
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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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Zoom News – 5/1/2020

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Please be aware of these important Zoom updates. 1. Mandatory Zoom Upgrade On April 27, 2020, Zoom released version 5.0 of the Zoom client software. Many of the updates center around improved security and better functionality. After May 30th, you must have version 5.0 or later of the Zoom client…
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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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How to create and safely promote online workshops & trainings for UGA Extension

Many of our upcoming in-person events have been canceled or postponed. In the coming weeks you may be rescheduling these events as online trainings and workshops. But perhaps you have wondered whether it’s appropriate to post a link to a Zoom meeting on a public calendar. And perhaps you’ve been…
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How to Avoid ZoomBombing

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Update as of 3/30/2020 As of March 26th the screen sharing settings within your Zoom account have automatically defaulted to “Only Host.” This setting gives hosts sole permission to share content within their meetings by default. This effectively ends the ZoomBombing threat. If you’d like to give participants screen sharing permission,…
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