The popular video conferencing application Zoom is currently under scrutiny by many institutions and organizations following the news of the vulnerabilities that appeared recently. The app, which gained great popularity in a very short time, was recently banned by the Taiwan government and SpaceX. Zoom announced today that they are in cooperation with security experts.
The coronavirus epidemic, which influenced the world , affected business life as well as everything else. With the vast majority of companies moving from home to work, various video conferencing applications have become indispensable. Zoom , which is one of these applications, became the target of arrows due to vulnerabilities.
A new piece of information on this important issue came from the Zoom front, which was on trial for transferring data to Facebook. Founder Eric Yuan made a statement on how the company improved the overall security of the application after many criticism . This output of Yuan has led to positive comments that the company has finally taken concrete steps to increase the security of Zoom.
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Eric Yuan addressed users' privacy concerns and security issues recently seen in Zoom. Stating that there are two developments on their agenda and are excited to explain the developments, Yuan said, “We officially created our CISO Council and our Advisory Board, including security leaders from various sectors; Alex Stamos joined Zoom as an external consultant to help with our platform's comprehensive security review . ”
It was also stated that the only important name that joined the zoom was not Stamos. Explaining that the CISO Council and Advisory Board formed by the company will consist of security leaders of some of the world's largest companies , Yuan said, “The purpose of the CISO Council is; In addition to privacy, security and technology, it will be a continuous dialogue with us to share ideas and collaborate on best practices. ”He said that they collaborate with important names from major companies such as HSBC, NTT Data, Procore, Ellie Mae.
Advocating that he will receive counseling from the established committee and lead more effectively as a result, Yuan said that privacy and security will be prioritized for everything in Zoom . Another important point is that the leaders of the Advisory Board will include security leaders from companies such as VMware , Netflix , Uber , Electronic Arts . We will wait and see how zoom will evolve and provide users with an experience.