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Secure Zoom Alternatives

Zoom has been plagued by many security concerns since it’s rapid growth in popularity. Despite concerns over privacy and security Zoom continues to be one of the most popular video conferencing applications on the market.  

Zoom Recent Security Flaws

Zero-day vulnerability allows website to start a video-enabled call on Macs with the Zoom app installed.

The Verge: Serious Zoom security flaw could let websites hijack Mac cameras

Meetings aren’t end-to-end encrypted despite misleading marketing.

The Intercept: Zoom’s Encryption is “Not Suited For Secrets” and Has Surprising Links to China, Researchers Discover

User data leaked to Facebook and weak default settings for meetings.

USA Today: Zoom Issues: People hijacking streams, possible security flaws

Zoom Alternatives

Skype

Skype doesn’t require an account to create a video conference with up to 50 participates. It is very stable, supports large group chats and video conferences.

Skype Free Video Meetings

Microsoft Teams

Teams allows participates to join without creating an account. Teams is available with all the Microsoft Business accounts and is HIPPA Ready. It can be configured to enforce team-wide and organization-wide two-factor authentication, supports single sign-on through Active Directory, and encrypts data in transit and at rest.

 Security and Compliance Overview

Webex

Webex has been the de facto standard for video conferencing and security since the late 90’s. It is HIPPA Ready and a trusted leader in its industry. Webex can be configured with two-factor authentication and single sign-on.

Cisco Webex Compliance and Certifications

GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting is very stable, HIPPA Ready platform, and secure. It’s been the go-to video conferencing solution for businesses well over a decade. GoToMeeting can be configured with two-factor authentication using 3rd party plugins.

GoToMeeting and HIPAA Compliance

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