Video conferencing has been available for years but given its new popularity in these COVID-19 times, e.g., Zoom conferences have gone through the roof. “Zoom reached more than 200 million daily users [in March 2020], up from 10 million in December…” “Thousands of Zoom video calls left exposed on open Web,” The Washington Post, April 3. It behooves businesses to take care to protect their trade secrets during video conferencing. Here, we address some potential risks to trade secrets from video conferencing—including hidden ones—and offer some potential measures to limit them.

Fundamental Concern: Access by Unauthorized Persons to Trade Secrets Disclosed During  Video Conferences.

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