Zoom Video Communications said that it has recently earned several third-party certifications and attestations and introduced product advancements and established programs, illustrating Zoom’s various efforts to preserve its users’ security and privacy.
Third-party certifications and standards are an essential aspect of Zoom’s security program. Zoom just added the following to its increasing list of endorsements:
- Publication of a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) on Zoom’s Meetings, Webinar, and Chat services from SURF.
- Achievement of the Cyber Essentials Plus certification
- Provisional Authorization (PA) for Zoom for Government from Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Department of Defense (DoD) at Impact Level 4 (IL4).
- Common Criteria Certification.
- ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification and SOC 2 + HITRUST requirements.
“Safety, security, and privacy are at the core of how we make decisions at Zoom and enhance our platform. We remain committed to being a platform that users can trust for all of their online interactions, information, and business,”Jason Lee, Chief Information Security Officer at Zoom
Furthermore, with new advancements such as automatic upgrades in the Zoom client, Zoom continues to improve its security features for all users. Zoom’s automatic updates assist customers in receiving critical security fixes and other improvements, enhancing their entire Zoom platform experience.
All end-users at Zoom are concerned about their privacy and security. Zoom has created its Trust Center, a one-stop-shop for assets and information related to Zoom compliance, privacy, safety, and security.
It offers resources for compliance and corporate governance, a complete privacy overview, security resources and certifications, and a detailed trust and safety overview. Zoom also launched its Learning Center, which offers several free courses to help users get the most out of the service.