What is Zoom?
Zoom is a remote conferencing service that allows you to communicate with other people through video and audio calling, chat, online learning and webinars.
The basic version of Zoom is free, with a number of paid plans also available. The free version supports 40-minute online meetings for up to 100 people, virtual backgrounds, sharing notes on screen and sending images, files, gifs, stickers, emoji and memes.
Zoom’s paid plans offer additional features such as online meetings for up to 1000 participants, virtual waiting rooms, cloud storage (for additional fees), custom URLs, reporting and dashboard tools, user passwords and meeting locks.
Zoom uses SSL encryption however, this is not equivalent to end-to-end encryption and is not considered secure.
How do people use Zoom?
Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use remote conferencing services like Zoom.
How can you report abuse or violations, or block a user?
Learn how to report abusive behaviour or other violations in Zoom.
- Report requests
Report issues or incidents you feel violate Zoom’s Terms of Service
Learn how to block contacts in Zoom Phone.
How can you protect your personal information and security?
Learn about how Zoom uses your data and personal information.
- Security information
Read Zoom’s security information, including how to protect meetings, data and privacy.
- Protect from meeting crashers
Get advice on making your Zoom meetings and calls as secure as possible, including how to protect against ‘Zoombombing’.
- Meeting security
Learn how hosts and admins can secure their calls and meetings.
- Meeting best practice
Information to keep your meetings as secure as possible.