**IMPORTANT SECURITY AND PRIVACY UPDATES**
Zoom is taking steps to resolve the security and privacy concerns that surfaced with its recent unprecedented surge of usage. Below are two blogs Zoom has released to address the challenges it faces while working to support the massive volume impacting its service. Also, you can find a link to a webinar focused on security and privacy issues that will feature Zoom’s CEO and team each Wednesday starting on April 8.
* [A Message to Our Users ](https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/04/01/a-message-to-our-users/)
* [The Facts Around Zoom and Encryption for Meetings/Webinars ](https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/04/01/facts-around-zoom-encryption-for-meetings-webinars/)
**Zoom Webinar Registration:**
* [Ask Eric (CEO) Anything](https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9jdr63uuRuSRBX-yEJ2zVQ?zcid=1231&_ga=2.154154872.1572534507.1586116818-1442477048.1575561631)
**Zoom Meetings and Chat** delivers enterprise video conferencing with real-time messaging and content sharing. Designed to enable quick adoption, it features meeting capabilities that make it easy to start, join, and collaborate across any device. The solution is flexible enough to allow internal and external communications, all-hands meetings, and trainings through one communications platform.
* Unparalleled usability
* Join anywhere, on any device
* Easy setup and use
* HD Audio and Video
* End-to-end encryption
* Robust chant
* Streamlined calendaring
* Meeting recording and transcription
* Virtual Backgrounds and Touch Up My Appearance
**Zoom Meetings** are built for modern work teams, enabling users to run meetings using HD video and audio, with support for up to 1,000 video participants and 49 videos on screen. The built-in collaboration tools let multiple participants share their screens simultaneously and co-annotate for a more interactive meeting. Zoom Meetings are secured by end-to-end encryption, role-based user security, and password protection. Organizers can record meetings locally or to the cloud, and searchable transcripts make finding meeting information easy.
Zoom Meetings for desktop and mobile provides the tools to make every meeting a great one. Meeting attendees can click record to leave the note taking to Zoom’s auto-generated, searchable transcripts. The solution enables users to share and play videos with full audio and video transmit without uploading the content.
Organizations can take advantage of add-on audio options that help extend meeting availability. The solution offers free VoIP and toll-based dial-in for 55+ countries, with global toll free and call-out, and dedicated dial-in numbers.
Zoom Meetings connect with some of your favorite applications to enhance collaboration, including the immensely popular Microsoft Teams. Easily schedule and join meetings from your existing email or calendar application, with options for Microsoft Office 365, Outlook for PC/Mac, Gmail, and the Firefox, Chrome, and Safari browsers.
The solution offers streamlined calendaring, and supports scheduling or starting meetings from Outlook, Gmail, or iCal. Team Chat promotes communications within groups, with a searchable history, integrated file sharing, and a 10-year archive.
Administrators enjoy centralized IT management and remote assistance simplifies deployment and support. With Zoom Meetings its easy to track utilization and usage trends and to assign granular permission settings at the Account, Group, or User Level.
Zoom helps businesses with thoughtful approach to mobile meetings and provides the same great experience for mobile users as those in the office. Mobile users can turn on Virtual Backgrounds, share their screens and co-annotate, and even select Safe Drive Mode or Apple Carplay (iPhone only).
**Zoom Chat** provides Integrated persistent messaging that streamlines workspace collaboration across the desktop and mobile clients. Users can create private or public groups, share files, search content, and seamlessly start a meeting directly from a chat session.
Zoom Chat functionality helps to keep participants engaged with polling/Q&A and virtual hand raising, while organizers can track engagement with the Attention Indicator feature.