is its privacy and security safeguards by extending end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to more of its services. First up is Zoom Phone, its cloud phone system. Users of this service can tune in during one-on-one calls. When turned on, E2EE ensures calls are secure using cryptographic keys that only the calling and receiving devices can access. You can verify E2EE status by providing the other person with a security code.
Currently it is only possible to enable E2EE on Zoom Phone for calls between users of the same Zoom business account. You must be on the Zoom Phone desktop or mobile app and turn off automatic call recording. Account owners or admins must enable E2EE through a web portal before their users can enable it for calls.
Additionally, E2EE will soon be available in Breakout Rooms – smaller discussions that break away from group meetings. Each breakout room can have its own encryption key. Again, account owners or admins must enable E2EE for their users.
Zoom began rolling out E2EE a few months after the company took off amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a trend of “Zoombombing” calls from uninvited guests emerged. Zoom originally planned to limit E2EE to paid accounts, but after backlash and .
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