Millions of instances of fraud and identity theft were reported in the U.S. last year, according to the Federal Trade Commission. With much of that crime taking place online, Aura — a startup founded by Hari Ravichandran WG08 — aims to shield its customers with a security solution that takes the complexity out of digital protection.
Created to guard user information, accounts, and devices, the company’s software provides password monitoring, bank alerts, and other features that have traditionally been offered by separate groups. Aura’s efforts to build a comprehensive digital-security hub haven’t gone unnoticed, earning the company investment from the likes of former Walt Disney Studios chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg and a valuation of more than $1 billion earlier this year.
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