Remote Resource #4: Video-conference platform security information
7th May 2020 by Raphaele von Koettlitz
There are so many video-conference platforms to choose from for online meetings, but which are the most secure? We’ve been hearing lots in the news about different platforms getting hacked and about covert data harvesting. It’s important to choose a platform that you feel confident and comfortable using, that will protect the privacy of your students.
We have compiled the quick-links to the security and privacy statements for all our favourite tools. Easy to find and all in one place, so you can make an informed decision over which tool is best for you and your students.
The list covers the following platforms and can be downloaded as a pdf.
- Zoom [Security Statement] [Which Review]
- Microsoft Teams [Security Statement] [Tech Radar Review]
- Google Hangouts [Security Statement] [Tech Boomers Review]
- Skype [Security Statement] [Comparitech Review]
You can also watch our video tutorial on the basics of using Zoom and providing secure sessions for students.