Zoom Setup and Configuration

Zoom Video Conferencing Platform

For the purposes of this website, we have focused on Zoom since it is one of the most well known and widely used video conferencing platforms used in education. The points of consideration outlined within this resource for Zoom however, would also be applicable in other web conferencing platforms as well. If you are using an alternative service for video conferencing, please check with your provider for similar features and capabilities.

Zoom Video Conferencing

Technical Considerations

Explore proven recommendations for setting up technical
specifications for your Zoom account.

Zoom Best Practices

Zoom Video Tutorials

10 Ways to Secure Zoom

Zoom offers several tools to protect your meetings from how people join to how information is shared. The following in-meeting security capabilities are available to the meeting host:

  • Secure a meeting with end-to-end encryption
  • Create Waiting Rooms for attendees
  • Require host to be present before meeting starts
  • Expel a participant or all participants
  • Lock a meeting
  • Screen share watermarks
  • Audio signatures
  • Enable/disable a participant or all participants to record
  • Temporary pause screen-sharing when a new window is opened
  • Password protect a meeting
  • Only allow individuals with a given e-mail domain to join
Modify Your Zoom Settings to Ensure Meeting Security
10 Ways to Secure Zoom