Last week, Zoom released an important update to help make meetings more private and secure.
Please update to the latest version of Zoom.
- For computers that are managed by ITSS, the latest version should be installed automatically.
- If you installed Zoom yourself, you can download the latest version.
The most noticeable change for meeting hosts is a new “Security” icon in Zoom meeting controls, which gives hosts easy control over essential meeting controls, including waiting rooms. Starting April 20th, waiting rooms will be on by default for all new meetings.
The new Security icon gives hosts and co-hosts an all-in-one place to quickly:
- Lock the meeting
- Enable the Waiting Room (even if it’s not already enabled)
- Remove participants
- Restrict participants’ ability to:
The Security icon replaces the Invite button in the meeting controls. The Invite button has been moved to the Participants panel, and hosts can add additional guests there.
More information: Zoom published a video tour of the new security toolbar icon.