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Description: Business, schools, and individuals have been quickly learning all about the Zoom, the software that has allowed many to link live with friends and colleagues during this time of social distancing. You should be aware, however, that hackers see Zoom as a new opportunity to mess with you and your data. The Toronto Star offers several tips in this accompanying article to keep the hackers at bay.

Date:  April 3, 2020

Source:  thestar.com

Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/2020/04/03/use-zoom-these-5-safety-tips-can-keep-the-zoombombing-hackers-away.html?source=newsletter&utm_content=a03&utm_source=ts_nl&utm_medium=email&utm_email=760BE779956395955CFBBA5C497D22A3&utm_campaign=sbj_23252

 

Discussion points:

1) Has your school been using Zoom or some other platform to keep learning going amidst the closures?

2) What about the social side of life? Are you using Zoom to set up group interactions?

3) Chapter four of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making, opens with a discussion of closing the books at a major Canadian university, Western University in London, Ontario. Read through this vignette and come up with a list of things that might be different this April 30 in closing the books at your own university.

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