Tandon in the News

How Zoom overcame security flaws that prompted an FBI warning and an FTC probe


A series of publicly communicated security fixes and a 90-day pause on feature upgrades to focus on nothing but the service’s safety and privacy features helped turn around what could have been a disaster for Zoom.

Security experts see the improvements at Zoom as a welcome step.

“They made positive changes in the way they protect data,” Justin Cappos, a computer scientist at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, told Yahoo Finance. “As these issues come up and become more prevalent, they are working to try to address them, which is also good.”