Google Ban Employees From Using Zoom App


Since work from home has become common worldwide due to Coronavirus, professionals have turned teleconferencing software like the Zoom video conference software is very popular these days but comes with a fair share of privacy concerns.

In a study by The Verge, Google has been told its workers that had installed the Zoom app on their computers, the device would soon not work. Last week Google mailed employees about the ban, telling employees who had the Zoom app installed on their Google supplied devices that the program would no longer function.

Google was also told the firm had a policy not to encourage staff to use “unapproved software” for work. The online reports indicated that Zoom has concerns about privacy and security, lack of end-to-end encryption has been a major concern. Zoom CEO Eric S Yuan has said the company is taking the requisite measures to deal with the challenges.