Trishneet Arora – Inspirational Story of An Ethical Hacker
It is customary to associate a successful career with a solid academic record. But history has sometimes surprised us with the likes of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs who have inspired millions to pursue their passion despite not having a formal college education. Joining the bandwagon of these stalwarts is Trishneet Arora from India. At the tender age of 21, Trishneet Arora has managed to achieve what most of us can only dream about. He is an ethical hacker, author cyber-crime consultant, investigator and entrepreneur. His innovative ideas have attracted big-time corporates like Reliance, Amul, Avon cycles and lots more.
This young man from Punjab has become synonymous with success at a young age. With his undying passion and steely resolve, Trishneet Arora has come to head TAC Security; a firm committed to ensuring cyber security. Trishneet Arora has combined the time-tested formula of passion and dedication to chart out a brilliant career path that has been an inspiration for millions of budding entrepreneurs.
Born on 2nd November 1993, Trishneet hails from a humble background. His father is an accounts officer in a private firm. For this middle-class boy from Ludhiana, computers were an avid fascination right from childhood. So much so that, due to his reckless obsession to gather more knowledge on hacking, he completely lose track of studies, and the result was that Trishneet Arora had to fling standard eighth. Later, Trishneet Arora completed his class tenth through open learning.
After having flung class eighth, he was sent to Chandigarh. This time served to be a fruitful period as Trishneet Arora came in contact with several B.Tech students who sowed in him the seeds of cyber security. Due to his keen interest in the subject, it only took a little bit of help from these students to hone Trishneet Arora’s skills.He gulped down information and gained a stronghold of the basics of cyber security from. As luck would have it, these students are now Trishneet’s followers. Not wanting to let go of his academic side, Trishneet has enrolled in a Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) programme through distance mode.
Brief stint as an author
— Trishneet Arora (@TrishneetArora) October 17, 2015
The multi-faceted genius Trishneet Arora is also a published author. Writing a book was never part of his original plan. But as he delved into the mysteries of ethical hacking, Trishneet was awed by his own understanding of the subject. So he decided to put his craft into good use by sharing some of his valuable lessons. He was so intrigued by the subject of ethical hacking that he devoted an entire book on the subject. However, due to some initial hiccups, the book did not garner as much success as his other businesses. The small failure did not deter the iron determination of Trishneet Arora as he decided to give it another shot by writing his next book ‘The Hacking Era’, which was published in February 2013. He also set out to begin his new venture at TAC security solutions, around the same time.
Working with the police force: Career as cyber-security trainer
Among the audience listening with rapt attention to Trishneet’s keynote address at a conference, were some of the senior police officers from the crime branch department. Impressed with his talks, they invited Trishneet to hold a workshop for their crime branch. Trishneet has also worked with the crime branch by aiding in the process of debunking cyber-security related crimes for the Ludhiana police. Later he was also contacted by the Gujarat police to conduct a two-day training session on cyber-crime investigation and forensics.
— Forbes India (@forbes_india) February 21, 2017
Walking with the Giants
Around the same time, Trishneet’s company won a horde of offers from big names in the industry like Reliance Industries Limited, ICICI Bank, the Punjab police department and the Gujarat police (Crime Branch). Talks are on to bag other offers as well, and Trishneet is waiting with fingers crossed.
There’s no stopping this bubbling entrepreneur who is all set to take his business to the next level. He is currently working on expanding his company and setting up two more offices in Mumbai and Gujarat and one office abroad.
— Trishneet Arora (@TrishneetArora) April 18, 2015
For his outstanding contribution to the field of cyber-security, Trishneet was awarded a State Award by the chief minister of Punjab, S.Parkash Singh Badal on the 65th Republic day. Other honours bestowed on Trishneet include “Punjabi Icon Award” 2015 and ‘Famous Personality of India Award’ by India Today Group.