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It’s Here! 5 Things to Know About Zoom 5.0

By |2020-04-29T13:33:55-04:00April 29th, 2020|Updates|

Reference: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/04/27/its-here-5-things-to-know-about-zoom-5-0/ We’re excited to share that Zoom 5.0 is now generally available! This release delivers one of our most advanced security enhancements to date with support for AES 256-bit GCM encryption, which provides added protection for meeting data and greater resistance to tampering. So, what does this new encryption algorithm mean for you, and what other security functionality should users be aware of in this new release? Here are 5 things you should know about Zoom 5.0: 1. AES 256-bit GCM encryption Zoom 5.0 supports our current encryption and GCM encryption. 2. Report a User feature Meeting hosts [...]

Zoom Product Updates: New Security Toolbar Icon for Hosts, Meeting ID No Longer Displayed

By |2020-04-29T12:08:29-04:00April 9th, 2020|Updates|

Reference: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/04/08/zoom-product-updates-new-security-toolbar-icon-for-hosts-meeting-id-hidden/ Last night, Zoom implemented an important update to help make your meetings more private and secure. The most visible change that meeting hosts will see is an option in the Zoom meeting controls called Security. This new icon simplifies how hosts can quickly find and enable many of Zoom’s in-meeting security features. Visible only to hosts and co-hosts of Zoom Meetings, the Security icon provides easy access to several existing Zoom security features so you can more easily protect your meetings. By clicking the Security icon, hosts and co-hosts have an all-in-one place to quickly navigate [...]

5 Quick Steps for Taking Your Blackboard Course Online During COVID-19

By |2020-04-08T17:02:10-04:00April 7th, 2020|Updates|

Reference: https://blog.blackboard.com/5-quick-steps-for-taking-your-blackboard-course-online-during-covid-19/ Coronavirus (COVID-19) is forcing rapid changes in educational delivery formats. Many colleges and universities have canceled classes for an unspecified period of time and asked professors and instructors to move instruction online as quickly as possible. To do this, we need to make the transition to remote instruction as seamless as possible. Below are five practical steps to help professors and instructors get started quickly. 1. Contact Your Students 2. Upload Your Learning Resources to a Hosting Site for Easy Access 3. Keep Your Blackboard Course Simple 4. Build Community and Engagement with Students Online 5. [...]

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