On April 27, Zoom released Zoom 5.0 which provides enhanced security for meeting data. It is required to update to this version by May 30. After May 30, you will not be able to join meetings until you run the update. Zoom releases updates frequently. As of May 26, the latest update is 5.04.
On April 27, an update to Zoom was released with enhanced video communications security. Beginning May 30, Zoom will be enabling GCM encryption across the Zoom platform to provide increased protection for meeting data.
The update can be installed from your desktop client or from the Zoom Downlaod Center. Follow the instructions below to install the update from your desktop client:
Open Zoom and sign in.
In the upper-right corner, click your profile.
Click Check for Updates.
On the Update Available window, click Update and then click Install.
Follow the installation instructions and click Close when finished.
The first Tech Tips Live! session was Jan. 27 and delivered via Zoom webconferencing by Shelley Troyer, Information Technology Assistance Center. There were 43 participants in the session. This session covered Zoom topics that you might not be familiar with, such as co-hosting, breakout sessions, and running a webinar.
All Tech Tip Live! sessions are recorded and on the Tech Tips Live! website. A schedule of upcoming sessions is also on the website.
Shelley Troyer, iTAC, will present the first Tech Tips Live! 15-minute session on Getting the Most Out of Your Zoom Meetings, 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.
The session is designed to discuss features that you might not be familiar with such as:
Co-hosting a meeting
Placing an attendee on hold
Locking a meeting
Spotlighting vs. pinning a video
Muting all attendees vs. muting attendees on entry
Using breakout rooms
Go to ksu.zoom.us/j/738417925 and be sure to join the session a few minutes early so you don’t miss any of this 15-minute talk. Questions about the topic or how to connect to Zoom? Contact Shelley Troyer (email@example.com).
Feeling lost in the ever-changing technology at K-State? Join Information Technology Services at 3 p.m. every Wednesday for our new Tech Tips Live! series offered via Zoom webconferencing. The sessions will be 15 minutes, and you don’t need to leave your office. Take this opportunity to learn more about various ways to use technology at K-State.
Zoom has a new feature available called Breakout Sessions. Zoom meetings can be split into up to 50 sessions. They can be split automatically or manually, and you can switch between sessions at any time.
Participants have full audio, video and screen share capabilities. Users must be running version 3.5.31149.1102 or higher to use this feature.
For more information, see Zoom’s “Managing Breakout Sessions” support center article. If you have any questions about Zoom, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.