Managing Director, Head of Privacy and Cybersecurity

Mirena Taskova, CIPP/E (IAPP)

Risk Assurance & Advisory
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Bio

Meet Mirena

Mirena Taskova has over 13 years of wide-ranging privacy & cybersecurity experience and has profound insights into the latest worldwide privacy & cybersecurity developments. Her clients include Fortune 500 businesses in the high-tech electronics manufacturing industry, fintech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, oil and gas, as well as food/non-food retail industry. Mirena’s work includes advising diverse businesses on various complex privacy & cybersecurity matters. For example, Ms. Taskova has advised multinational clients on numerous GDPR privacy related issues, global customer-facing and staff-facing multifaceted privacy & cybersecurity strategies, the launch of new online services and products, privacy compliance for existing products & services, global privacy programs, transatlantic personal data transfers, personal data breach response, data subject access requests, Data Protection Officer strategy & engagements, launch of international HR databases, global privacy review of marketing practices (including cookies), privacy audits, etc.

Ms. Taskova has extensive international privacy experience – she has lived and has worked in the field of Privacy in the United States, as well as in various countries in Europe (e.g. UK, Austria, Bulgaria).

Mirena has a European Master degree in Law, as well as a Master of Laws (LLM) in Law, Science & Technology from the Stanford Law School in the United States. She also has a European Bachelor degree in Accounting & Control.

Mirena is a CIPP/E certified privacy expert by the IAPP [International Association of Privacy Professionals] and a certified DPO by the EIPA [European Institute of Public Administration].

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Experience

Professional History

Associations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
  • Data Protection Officer's Club, Hong Kong

Education

  • Stanford University
Industries Served
Mirena's Thought Leadership
5 Privacy Misconceptions Hindering Health Tech Adoption
Article
Proper understanding of global privacy rules is essential for innovation in the healthcare industry.

September 14, 2021
8 Simple Processes to Strengthen Your Cybersecurity
Article
Implement these controls to help mitigate the rising risk of ransomware and other cyberattacks.

August 18, 2021
Regulatory and Industry News Alerts from Armanino
Article
Businesses subject to CCPA need to document the new tool in their consumer requests workflow.

July 27, 2021