Trishneet Arora

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Trishneet Arora
Trishnet Arora at TEDxGGDSDChandigarh.jpg
Arora addressing a TEDx conference in Chandigarh
Born 2 November 1993 (1993-11-02) (age 24)
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Occupation CEO of TAC Security
Years active 2012 - present
Website tacsecurity.co.in/leaders.html

Trishneet Arora (born 2 November 1993)[1] is the founder and CEO of TAC Security, an IT security company. Arora has written books on cyber security, ethical hacking and web defence.[2][3][4][5] In 2018, listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 influential people in Asia list.[6][7]

Arora at Punjabi Icon Awards alongside Virender Sehwag, Ayushmann Khurrana, Malvinder Mohan Singh, Bikram Singh (general) and others in Mumbai

Career[edit]

Arora founded TAC Security, a cyber security company that provides protection to corporations against network vulnerabilities and data theft.[8][9] Some of his clients are Reliance Industries, Central Bureau of Investigation, Punjab Police (India) and Gujarat Police.[10] He helps the Punjab and Gujarat police in investigating cyber crimes, for which he has conducted training sessions with officials.[8][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Arora's company mainly provides vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services. According to Arora, there has been an increase in the number of attacks against portals of companies.[8][17]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Year Award or honor Awarding organization
2018 Leaders of Tomorrow[18][19]St. Gallen Symposium
2018 Forbes 30 Under 30[20][21] Forbes Asia
2017 The 50 Most Influential Young Indians[22][23] GQ Magazine
2015Punjabi Icon Award[24][25]PCHB
2014Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal bestowed a 'State Award' upon Arora on the 65th Republic Day (Government of Punjab, India)[26][27]Government of Punjab, India

Books[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Facebook Page". Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Trishneet Arora". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-07-22. 
  3. ^ "A 20-year-old entrepreneur's success story". Rediff.com. 9 September 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "Punjab entrepreneur 20 runs IT security firm". Business Standard. 8 Sep 2014. 
  5. ^ "The 19yr old cyber crime expert from Ludhiana". Yahoo News India. 18 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Ltd, Interaction One Pvt. "Trishneet Arora in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2018 list - Republic World". Republic World. Retrieved 2018-03-29. 
  7. ^ "Trishneet Arora". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-03-29. 
  8. ^ a b c "Young hacker trains cops in tackling cyber-crime cases in Punjab". ZEE NEWS. 14 Dec 2014. 
  9. ^ "TAC Founder - Trishneet Arora". 
  10. ^ "A youngster with passion for computers". Chandigarh Tribune. 15 Sep 2012. 
  11. ^ "Trishneet Arora featured in London". The Weekly Tribune, London(UK). 26 Jan 2015. 
  12. ^ "Young Computer Wizard Roped in as CBI Mentor". New Indian Express(Delhi). 9 June 2014. 
  13. ^ "Mumbai Teen Dropped Out Of School. At 23, He's A Cyber Security Expert". NDTV.com. Retrieved 2017-11-29. 
  14. ^ "Amazing story! He failed 8th standard, now owns cyber security firm; 23-yr-old millionaire ethical hacker has clients like Reliance". The Financial Express. 2017-11-22. Retrieved 2017-11-29. 
  15. ^ www.ETtech.com. "Meet the 23 yr old cyber security entrepreneur from Chandigarh - ETtech". ETtech.com. Retrieved 2017-11-29. 
  16. ^ "Heartwarming: Ethical hacker shares tale of how his parents understood his love for computers after he failed Class 8 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". dna. 2017-02-27. Retrieved 2017-11-29. 
  17. ^ "Continuous monitoring can check hacking of websites". The Financial Express. 11 Dec 2015. 
  18. ^ "LEADERS OF TOMORROW" (PDF). 
  19. ^ "दुनियाभर के 200 चुनिंदा लोगों की सूची में शामिल त्रिशनीत". aajtak.intoday.in (in Hindi). Retrieved 2018-05-11. 
  20. ^ "Trishneet Arora in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2018 list". www.aninews.in. Retrieved 2018-03-29. 
  21. ^ "Trishneet Arora". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-03-29. 
  22. ^ "GQ's Most Influential Young Indians 2017: Mavericks". GQ India. 2017-07-07. Retrieved 2018-07-22. 
  23. ^ www.ETtech.com. "Trishneet Arora in GQ's The 50 Most Influential Young Indians list - ETtech". ETtech.com. Retrieved 2018-07-22. 
  24. ^ "Eminent Punjabis awarded on Baisakhi". Mumbai Tribune. 13 April 2013. 
  25. ^ "PUNJABI ICON AWARDS". Bollywood Dhamaka. 13 April 2013. 
  26. ^ "Young hacker trains cops in tackling cyber-crime cases in Punjab". ZEE NEWS. 14 Dec 2014. 
  27. ^ "6 from Ludhiana district to be honoured on R-Day". Chandigarh Tribune. 23 Jan 2013. 
  28. ^ "What the HACK!". The Tribune. 20 Oct 2015. 
  29. ^ "Smartphone users at greater risk of hacking". The Time of India. 16 Oct 2015. 

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