What Gallerists and Artists Should Know About Data Security
If you're an artist or gallery owner you're spending a lot of time online. From email correspondence to growing your social
Media following, being an artist or gallerist today's connected world demands a superior level of of technological literacy.
Working in the digital world has its own difficulties. Security of data is among the most important aspects. Hackers are getting more sophisticated and creative in their attack. Some hackers
Even pretend to even claim to be even claim to be artists. It doesn't really matter if you're dealing with phishing scams. Hackers don't make distinctions in what they do.
is a sly attack on innocent victims.
Here are some best practices that you can implement to ensure that your data is as secure as possible.
Protect your social media accounts
Hacking is becoming more common on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms. Instagram accounts have seen hacking ranging from "macro to macro-" over the past year.
People who are "influencers" (5500k+followers) as well as "micro-influencers (10k-50k followers) have seen their handle change suddenly.
Find them, other than attempting to contact the behemoth social media platform's ever-elusive support teams. Whatever you're following,
count, your social media accounts are appealing to hackers.