The Ministry of Home Affairs has issues an advisory against the web-calling application, Zoom, by stating that it is not a safe platform for video conferences.
Zoom is not a safe platform even for usage of individuals a detailed advisory has already been issued by CERT-India
However the government has set out guidelines if people still would like to use Zoom.
MHA issues advisory, says Zoom not secure video conferencing platform for private individuals. Mentions guidelines for those who still want to use it. pic.twitter.com/b900JOw1Si
— Prasar Bharati News Services (@PBNS_India) April 16, 2020
These guidelines, the government said, will prevent unauthorised entry in the conference room and an untoward activity by participants.
Most of the settings can be done by login into users zoom account at website, or installed application at PC/Laptop/Phone and also during conduct of conference. The advisory has also urged the participants to employ waiting the room and locking the room.