Trishneet Arora

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Trishneet Arora
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Arora addressing a TEDx conference in Chandigarh
Born2 November 1993 (1993-11-02) (age 29)
OccupationCEO of TAC Security
Years active2012 - present

Trishneet Arora (born 2 November 1993) is the founder and CEO of TAC Security, an IT security company. Arora has written books on cyber security, ethical hacking and web defence.[1] He was named in Forbes 30 Under 30 2018 Asia list[2] and Fortune (magazine) 40 Under 40 2019 List of India's Brightest Business Minds.[3][4][5][6][7][8] He has been awarded as "Entrepreneur of the Year" 2020 by the Entrepreneur (magazine) in Security Services Category.[9]

Career[edit | edit source]

Trishneet Arora and Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico Howie Morales, Santa Fe, 2019

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

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.[10][13]

In 2016, TAC Security raised Pre-Series 'A' funding from Indian investor Vijay Kedia; prior to this TAC Security had inducted Subinder Khurana former Vice President of Cognizant on its board.[14][15] Template:Clearleft

Awards and recognition[edit | edit source]

Year Award Awarding organization
2020 Top 100 Great People Managers[16][17] Forbes India & GMI
2020 Entrepreneur of the Year[18] Entrepreneur (magazine)
2019 Fortune India's 40 Under 40 Fortune (magazine)
2018 Leaders of Tomorrow[19][20] St. Gallen Symposium
2018 Forbes 30 Under 30[21] Forbes Asia
2017 The 50 most influential young Indians[22] GQ Magazine
2015 Punjabi Icon Award[23][24] PCHB
2014 Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal bestowed a 'State Award' upon Arora on the 65th Republic Day (Government of Punjab, India)[10][25] Government of Punjab, India

Biographical film[edit | edit source]

Film-maker Sunil Bohra is working on a biographical film about Arora, expected to be released in 2019. Hansal Mehta will be directing the movie and currently working on the story. [26]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Trishneet Arora". Forbes. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  2. Bajwa, Harpreet (5 April 2018). "Flunked in Class VIII but on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018 list". The New Indian Express.
  3. "40 Under 40 Class of 2019: The young achievers". Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  4. "Trishneet Arora - India's Young & Brightest Entrepreneurs in 40 Under 40 2019 - Fortune India". Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  5. "त्रिशनीत अरोड़ा फॉर्च्यून 40 अंडर 40 में". (in Hindi). Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  6. "फॉ‌र्च्यून इंडिया की 40 अंडर 40 लिस्ट में त्रिशनीत अरोड़ा भी". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  7. "TAC Security Founder Trishneet Arora features in Fortune India's 40 under 40 List". The Siasat Daily. 27 June 2019. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  8. ANI (26 June 2019). "TAC Security Founder Trishneet Arora features in Fortune India's 40 under 40 List". Business Standard India. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  9. "Trishneet Arora of TAC Security named Entrepreneur of the Year 2020". PRWeb. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "Young hacker trains cops in tackling cyber-crime cases in Punjab". ZEE NEWS. 14 December 2014.
  11. "TAC Founder - Trishneet Arora".
  12. "A youngster with passion for computers". Chandigarh Tribune. 15 September 2012.
  13. "Continuous monitoring can check hacking of websites". The Financial Express. 11 December 2015.
  14. Chopra, Arushi (22 August 2016). "TAC Security raises Pre-Series 'A' funding from Vijay Kedia". Mint. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  15. Ganguly, Shreya (28 January 2020). "We Want To Become the Google Of the Cybersecurity Space, Says This Ethical Hacker And Entrepreneur". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 29 January 2020.
  16. "India's 100 Great People Managers 2020". Forbes India. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  17. "Forbes India and GMI Honours Entrepreneurs in the Times of Crisis | Switching Fashion". 15 October 2020. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  18. "Trishneet Arora of TAC Security named Entrepreneur of the Year 2020". PRWeb. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  20. "दुनियाभर के 200 चुनिंदा लोगों की सूची में शामिल त्रिशनीत". (in Hindi). Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  21. "Trishneet Arora in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia 2018 list". Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  22. "Trishneet Arora in GQ's The 50 Most Influential Young Indians list - ETtech". Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  23. "Eminent Punjabis awarded on Baisakhi". Mumbai Tribune. 13 April 2013.
  24. "PUNJABI ICON AWARDS". Bollywood Dhamaka. 13 April 2013.
  25. "6 from Ludhiana district to be honoured on R-Day". Chandigarh Tribune. 23 January 2013.
  26. Dec 7, Mumbai Mirror | Updated; 2018; Ist, 06:00. "Biopic on ethical hacker Trishneet Arora in the works". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 9 December 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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