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Is it secure to share your desktop over a Web Ex connection? For example, if you open a Microsoft Word document then is there a risk that anyone can view it or just the intended audience?

I have looked online for an answer and I came across this: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/wp_security.pdf, though it does not specifically answer my question.

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probably would be best to pose this question to the webex people. –  mdpc Sep 10 '12 at 19:36

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The company I work for uses WebEx on a daily basis for meetings and sharing sessions, including that are considered to have security concerns. The following article is available which speaks about WebEx security methods.

http://www.webex.com.hk/en/pdf/wp_security_overview.pdf

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Thanks, Before I accept your answer, could you explain what you mean by: "including that are considered to have security concerns" –  w0051977 Sep 10 '12 at 20:07
    
Sorry, unclear, best way to put it is meetings our company has dealing with very "sensitive" information. –  JMeterX Sep 10 '12 at 20:10
    
Thanks, are you saying that it is secure to share a desktop and display sensitive information as a presenter? I am thinking about using this tool. –  w0051977 Sep 10 '12 at 20:11
    
Yes, in addition most companies will also secure their network perimeter. Or requiring the ability to VPN to the network to obtain access to something internal such as WebEx –  JMeterX Sep 10 '12 at 20:17
    
I work for a large organisation and we have a firewall. Is that what you mean by: "most companies will also secure their network perimeter". I assume that it is safe to show personal info on screen as well when sharing the desktop? –  w0051977 Sep 10 '12 at 20:20

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