The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many aspects of our everyday lives to go virtual, and the surge in demand for videoconferencing technology has come with a variety of problems when it comes to privacy, cybersecurity, and consumer protection. Do we finally have a handle on the problems that came with this “Zoom Boom”? From connectivity and consumer choice to misleading claims of data security and cyber attacks, privacy and cybersecurity experts Claudia Rast and David Turetsky join Kayla Odom and Christina Ma to discuss the gambit of issues we have faced surrounding videoconferencing technology. Listen in to learn more about these issues and about what other issues we might expect to encounter when it comes to the use of videoconferencing platforms.
Claudia Rast, Butzel Long
David Turetsky, University at Albany, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
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Christina Ma, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Kayla Odom, Freitas & Weinberg LLP