Zoom buys security firm Keybase, he said Thursday. The acquisition is intended to assist the videoconferencing business in implementing end-to-end encryption.
Zoom acquisition to facilitate end-to-end encryption
The Zoomb purchase of Keybase will be its first acquisition. This is “another milestone in Zoom’s 90-day plan to further enhance the security of our video communications platform,” wrote founder Eric S. Yuan in a blog post. “Since its launch in 2014, Keybase’s team of exceptional engineers has set up a secure file sharing and messaging service taking advantage of their in-depth expertise in encryption and security,” he said. added. meetings accessible to anyone with paid accounts.
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Zoom has crossed the 300 million daily user mark, as people turn to it more and more when they work from home. The company strives to reassure users that it is a secure platform due to well known security and privacy concerns.