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How to Secure a Zoom Meeting

How can I protect my meetings?

Routinely update your Zoom desktop application.

The “Check for Updates” button is located on a drop down menu that appears when you click on your profile button in the upper right hand side of the desktop application.  See below:

Do not share your meeting link or access number more widely than necessary.

If your meeting is for a class, share information for joining the meeting through, for example:

  • your corresponding Moodle course space
  • your corresponding Microsoft Teams space
  • email to members of the class

Do not post meeting information publicly on the Internet unless absolutely necessary.

Do not allow people to enter the meeting before you do.

Disable Join Before Host.

  1. Login to Zoom at
  2. Open Settings.
  3. Choose the Meeting tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Join Before Host option.
  5. Make sure the option is switched off (disabled).

Use the Waiting Room.

Please see these articles by Zoom:

Password protect your meetings.

Please see these articles by Zoom: