Zoom Security Guide | Information Technology | University of Pittsburgh

Zoom Security Guide

The following information outlines the steps necessary to host more secure Zoom meetings and webinars. Using the settings recommended below can protect your meetings against Zoom bombing, a practice in which an uninvited attendee disrupts a Zoom meeting by sharing inappropriate or offensive material. 

As the host of a Zoom meeting or webinar, you are responsible for ensuring the appropriate settings are in place to protect your meeting. If you have questions or need help adjusting your settings, please contact the 24/7 IT Help Desk at any time for assistance. 

  • Reminder: The University of Pittsburgh’s standard Zoom environment is not HIPAA compliant. However, the University provides access to a separate HIPAA-compliant Zoom environment for those who are conducting tele-medicine appointments or are hosting meetings that discuss protected health information. Learn more ...

Recommended Zoom Settings