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Updating a security feature in Zoom

Information Technology Services is continually updating the security of the tools we zoomprovide and use. A feature that we are implementing is masking the phone numbers of those who call into Zoom.

What change will you notice? When students, faculty, or staff join the audio portion of a Zoom call (meeting) using a phone, only the first 3 digits (area code) and last 3 digits of their phone number will be displayed. For example, 1785****123 will be displayed as the phone number.

This change is being made to avoid unnecessary disclosure of information that a K-Stater may want to be kept private.

NOTE: If individuals want to identify who is in the meeting, the host has the option of renaming the phone caller once they enter the meeting.