June 12, 2024

Aura Appoints Mirena Taskova as Chief Privacy Officer

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Boston, June 12, 2024 – Aura, the all-in-one online safety solution for individuals and families, today announced the appointment of Mirena Taskova (CIPP/E, CDPSE) as Chief Privacy Officer. Ms. Taskova will oversee and lead Aura's privacy program and privacy initiatives. 

“Mirena’s appointment underscores our steadfast dedication to prioritizing privacy and trust in every aspect of our operations,” said Damien Atkins, Aura’s Chief Legal Officer. “We are delighted to welcome her to Aura and confident that her expertise will be invaluable as we continue to grow and scale.”

Ms. Taskova brings almost 20 years of global privacy experience to Aura, transitioning from her role as Managing Director, Head of Privacy & Cybersecurity at a prominent business consulting firm. Her background also includes pivotal positions at renowned firms where she excelled as a Senior Privacy & Cybersecurity Advisor, and on the Advisory Board at EuDEco–a multinational project focused on big data. 

Today, Ms. Taskova maintains an active role as a prominent member of both the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Her career includes advising Fortune 500 companies in various industries, including AI/Big Tech, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, and Retail. Additionally, Ms. Taskova has played a pivotal role in significant privacy developments for distinguished multinational organizations and has been acknowledged by Chambers Global & Chambers Europe as an "accomplished privacy expert."


Mirena Taskova joins Aura with extensive expertise in data protection, GDPR compliance & cybersecurity. With a proven track record of driving global privacy initiatives that support significant business transformations, she is internationally recognized for her contributions to the field of privacy. As a sought-after privacy advisor for major global companies, Ms. Taskova brings a wealth of experience and thought leadership in privacy. She is the author of numerous publications in legal and trade media worldwide, and her insights are highly valued in the privacy community worldwide.

Ms. Taskova is a graduate of Stanford Law School, holding an LLM degree in Law, Science & Technology. Her deep understanding of the latest privacy developments worldwide, coupled with hands-on experience in guiding multinational organizations through the complexities of global privacy, positions Ms. Taskova as an indispensable asset to Aura.


Aura is one of the fastest-growing online safety solutions for individuals and families. Whether you're protecting yourself, your kids, or your aging loved ones, Aura can meet your needs at every stage of life. Customers trust Aura's simple interface to effortlessly safeguard the things they care about most. Through real-time monitoring and alerts, Aura helps detect and mitigate emerging online threats, such as scams, predators, and cyberbullying. To discover how Aura is reshaping online safety for people everywhere, visit www.aura.com.