Digital Signage Timer Macro

 Digital Signage is great on video endpoints but not if your endpoint is in standby. The macro below moves the standby timers around so you can leave digital signage running during the day but put your endpoint to sleep at night.



What's happening at Zoom? Article references to catch you up

Below are references to recent articles on Zoom security and  privacy issues. Some are covering the same topic but it gives a sense of the number of problems by such a wide coverage. I am not going to comment on what is below, I will leave it up to the reader to decide what is best for their own security and privacy and if you should use or continue to use Zoom. There were additional articles but these are the most interesting. I am not a fact checker or other to verify the information included in these articles. The references are in no particular order but the first three articles give a good overview of most the recent issues.

Zoom Security Issue Timeline

Bloomberg: Zoom Sued for Fraud Over Privacy, Security Flaws

Zoom Security Privacy Flaws:

UK Ministry of Defence bans Zoom Meetings, Concerns have been raised over the security of video conferencing service Zoom after the Ministry of Defence (UK) banned staff from using it.

Zoom bombing is due to meetings being left open without requiring any password:

Troll Terrifies Public Zoom Meeting By Sharing Highly Disturbing Video (21 March)

‘Zoombombing’: When Video Conferences Go Wrong (22 March)

Vulnerability Allowed Attackers to Join Zoom Meetings (28 Jan)

Beware of ‘ZoomBombing:’ Screensharing filth to video calls (18 March)

How Many Zoom Meetings Can I Join?" –ZoomBombing Private Meetings (23 March)

Zoom Fixes Flaw Opening Meetings to Hackers (28 Jan)

Security Matters -Online Meetings.

Once again Zoom hackers easy access to camera and mic (3 Dec).

Zoom Fixes flaw that allowed hackers to join calls (28 Jan).

Regrettably, the access (through a Zoom URL) for the Zoom Connector for Cisco hosted on was accessible without authentication” (26 Nov).

Zoom Opens Video Device Security Hole — Again (3 Dec).

Using Zoom? Here are the privacy issues you need to be aware of.

Zoom iOS App Sends Data to Facebook Even if You Don’t Have a Facebook Account

Popular technology could be putting corporate privacy at risk with little power to prevent it (24 Mar, 2020)

Advocacy group calls for Zoom to release a transparency report (19 Mar, 2020)

The Zoom Boom is Great for Remote Work but Still Leaves Privacy Question Marks

Zoom is a work-from-home privacy disaster waiting to happen (13 Mar)

Zoom’s A Lifeline During COVID-19: This Is Why It’s Also A Privacy Risk

Zoom Calls Aren't as Private as You May Think. Here's What You Should Know

Zoom does not respect user’s privacy!

UK Government Uses Zoom Despite MoD Security Concern.

Coronavirus: Zoom is in everyone's living room - how safe is it?

Zoom Removes Code That Sends Data to Facebook.

National Law Review:

Not so Zoomy: Use of videoconferencing technology “Zoom” is on the rise, but Privacy and data security Inadequacies Users Should Tread Carefully.

Zoom Urged To Divulge Gov’t Data Demands In COVID-19 ERA

Zoom’s coronavirus boom raises privacy concerns.

Additional Articles:

Attorney General looking into Zoom privacy!

Zoom not end to end encrypted

Shareholder sues Zoom

Elon Musk takes out Zoom for Spacex

Google bans Zoom over security concerns

NFL concerns over Zoom

Germany limiting Zooms use

Senator Dings Zooms on end-to-end Crypto

ZoomBombing During Service

Taiwan removing Zooms use

Webex Security Versus Zoom's Shady Practices

US Senate avoiding Zom over security concerns


COVID19 Resources

Collection of links of helpful info for COVID19.

CDC COVID19 Information

 Community Mask making by Providence

COVID19 Tracking

COVID19 predictive modeling by UW

Renton City WA COVID19 Information

Washington State COVID19 Response


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