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Zoom to roll out fresh cyber security updates

April 23, 2020

Zoom, the videoconferencing application that has captured the zeitgeist of 2020, has announced it will be rolling out a new version supporting advanced encryption to provide increased protection for its users.

The firm shot to prominence in March as millions of people around the world suddenly found they needed new ways to keep in touch with each other during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

However, its meteoric rise from 10 million daily users at the end of 2019 to over 200 million now, brought to light a litany of cyber security failings that have led many organisations to restrict its use or even ban it outright.

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