Why Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are Data Security Risks in Video Conferencing 2022 

November 18, 2022

Is your video conferencing camera Bluetooth and WiFi dependent?

With the advent of technological devices, people are continuously demanding more, thus the birth of wireless connections – Bluetooth and WiFi.

Bluetooth and WiFi can be used to spread and share information using your devices such as phones, laptops, and even with video conferencing devices you use for your business.

However, using wireless connections such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi can bring security risks that may affect your privacy.

Read our article 5 Disadvantages of Bluetooth and WiFi Meeting Devices here

This blog post will tell you more about the data security risks that you may encounter while using Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, how to ensure safe video conferencing, and the benefits of using a Plug-and-Play Video Conferencing Camera.

How to Ensure Safe Video Conferencing and Remote Meetings with 360-degree Conference Camera

Bluetooth and WiFi enable all device activities less hassle and hands-free. Also, it saves you time when you want to directly use it, especially when you’re having a remote meeting with your team members across the globe or even in your office.

However, these wireless connections are prone to privacy and sensitive information leakage. It can damage your personal life and even the information inside your business that no one outside your company should know about.

Fortunately, Coolpo, the brand that brought you all-in-one video conferencing cameras that will save you from the chaos mentioned above produces the Pana, Mini, and Mini Lite.

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Plug-and-Play Video Conferencing Camera – Coolpo AI Huddle Pana and Coolpo AI Huddle Mini

All Coolpo products such as the Pana and Mini are Plug-and-Play Video Conferencing Cameras.

A Plug-and-Play Video Conferencing Camera is powered by connecting its cable directly to your laptop or PC. It means that it does not need to be connected through Bluetooth or WiFi and it does not need to be downloaded with additional drivers.

Benefits of a Plug-and-Play Video Conferencing Camera

Video conferencing with your clients and your remote team members should be safe all the time. You don’t want someone to eavesdrop or spread all the secrets you have inside your business.

We listed the benefits of a Plug-and-Play Video Conferencing Camera for you:

  • Coolpo products are safe since they are not subject to wireless vulnerabilities.
  • Easy to use.
  • Compatible with most leading video conferencing software and platform such as Zoom, Teams, Webex, BluJeans, Etc.

With a Plug-and-Play feature, all our products are not subject to any wireless vulnerabilities. Using these devices, you don’t have to worry about eavesdropping and the spread of private data and information. 

List of Possible Security Risks Using Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

According to Matt Lourens, Checkpoint Software’s engineering manager, “Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are something that can be hacked. It’s fairly easy and we should be aware of it.”

Here is the list of possible risks you may encounter if you use Bluetooth and Wi-Fi during Video Conference:

  1. When you use speakers or video conferencing devices with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, the hacker could hack it and make a play of it.
  2. Information about your video conferencing device such as the device name, battery, and even the recordings stored on it is easily hacked by someone.
  3. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi can be used to eavesdrop while you’re having a remote meeting.
  4. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi can be a way for remote access.
  5. You can receive viruses anytime and use them to steal your private information or even destroy your devices.
  6. Your meeting could be interrupted once someone gets unauthorized access and control.

General Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities

  1. Bluesnarfing
  2. Eavesdropping
  3. Denial of Service
  4. Viruses
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