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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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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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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 verify your access to UGA systems

If you have access to core UGA Administrative systems like OneSource and other financial management applications, you might get an email that looks like this: Dear_______: You are receiving this email because our records indicate you are an active user in one or more of the University’s Administrative Systems.   This…
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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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