Trishneet has also been featured in the Forbes’ 30 under 30 2018 Asia list this year, thereby becoming the youngest Indian to come on this list. The young cybersecurity expert has also helped local police and India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in cracking down cybercrime.
He mastered the art of ethical hacking at the age of 19 and set up his own cybersecurity firm, TAC Security, based in Mohali.
TAC Security offers vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services for corporate firms. In 2017, Arora was listed among the 50 Most Influential Young Indians by GQ Magazine. The company had clients including Reliance Industries, Amul, Avon Cycles, Ralco Tyres, and top government organizations including CBI, Gujarat Police, and Punjab Police.
According to his parents, he started taking out wires of computers and played with it when he was just a child. At the age of 8, he dismantled his father’s computer and observed the mechanic fixing it. This inspired him to learn more about hardware and software. Trishneet is a self-taught hacker and made his first attempt to hack into his father’s computer in 2007, since then he took up ethical hacking seriously. He has authored several books on ethical hacking like The Hacking Era, Hacking TALK, and Hacking with Smart Phones.