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Zoom, Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Pexip, Houseparty, and Facebook: With Summer Fast Approaching, the Video Conferencing War Begins to Heat up

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: Microsoft, Zoom, Cisco, and Google are all seeing increased usage as video conferencing and collaboration has become the way business and work get done. As the video conferencing ecosystem grows and transforms over the course of the next year, and hot new entrants like Pexip begin to come to IT decision-makers with more flexibility than they are accustomed to, we could be looking at a far more even competitive field this time next year.

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What to do About Zoombombing as Hackers and Security Issues Plague Zoom

In Collaboration by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Zoombombing is but one of the security concerns that Zoom is dealing with right now, as a lawsuit is filed in California citing a violation of the CCPA and the NY Attorney General is asking some tough questions about the company’s security practices. Zoom shares have skyrocketed since the beginning of the year and I am thrilled by their success. The path forward, however, relies on security. If the company is going to retain a customer base, especially that oh-so-valuable paid customer base that is what really allows companies to deliver shareholder value, then a proactive security first mindset is going to have to be the mantra they embrace and lead with. We’ll all be watching, and hoping they get this right.