Zoom, the cloud-based video communication platform, announced the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) release to protect its user base from security breaches, even the ones originating from the Zoom platform itself.
Zoom allows authentication applications that utilize a Time-Based One-Time Password (TOTP) protocol, e.g., Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, FreeOTP, etc. and can deliver authentication codes via SMS or phone calls.
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With this layer of security, Zoom aims to ensure that organizations’ security using the platform remains intact. This new functionality reduces the risk of identity theft and breaches ensures that the security of confidential information.