Galway Spotlight Andrea Manning

Posted on: 27/03/2020

Andrea Manning of Data Influence is our featured member of Network Galway today.  Here are some fun facts about Andrea and information about her business.

Describe your business in 3 words

Data Protection & Cybersecurity

What has been your greatest achievement to date? 

Graduating first class honours in the BSc in Business Information Systems. Full time degree, full time job, full time solo parent.

What are your hopes for your business in 2020?

To adapt and bring some of the tools and resources available to large corporates and make them accessible for small businesses.

What person or book has inspired you?

Invisible Women – the gender data bias by Caroline Criado-Perez. Through the power of data and facts she lays bare how the world has been designed by men for men and how this impacts women whether its health outcomes, a higher chance of death or injury in car accidents, reduced protection due to ill fitting protective gear, and even inequality in the provision of ladies loos which leads to the long queues we all know so well.

What did you want to be when you grew up as a child?

A business woman! By the age of 10 I was running about 3 small businesses and making a healthy profit.

Business Description – what do you do?

GDPR and Cybersecurity for small business. Every business needs to protect themselves and their customers. Whether it’s a ransomware attack or a data breach, we help you prevent, prepare for and protect should the worst happen. Through practical solutions and training we help you to protect your key business assets like your client lists and your website or social media followers. We translate the regulations like GDPR making it understandable; relevant to your business and manageable. Our strategy is “one bite at a time”.

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