How to prevent your conference calls from getting hacked

A few simple, proactive steps will help reduce the chance of this terrible event from occurring on your watch.

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I had been looking forward to this event for weeks

Instead, I listened to the second half with a somewhat numb, and heavy heart.

I’m not technical. What can I do?

Making digital things “more secure”

frequently results in making them harder to use

for people who use assistive technology.

1. Use a strong event password.

2. Require event registration.

4. Never EVER reuse links for public meetings.

5. Have a portal for questions to be submitted and filtered in advance.

6. Use a conference tool that supports waiting rooms.

7. Use a paid webinar feature.

8. Have “in case of hack, break glass” cookbook

Blogger, disability advocate, nerd. Bringing the fire on ableism. A11y Architect @ VMware. Wheelchair user w/ a deaf daughter. CS, Law, and Business background

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