Ankit Fadia is a 26-year-old independent computer security and digital intelligence consultant with experience in the field of Internet security. Fadia is a widely recognized computer security guru and Cyber terrorism expert. He has also led several investigations related to nati...
Ankit Fadia is a 26-year-old independent computer security and digital intelligence consultant with experience in the field of Internet security. Fadia is a widely recognized computer security guru and Cyber terrorism expert. He has also led several investigations related to national security and cyber terrorism. He has written 14 internationally best-selling books on Computer Security. His books have sold a record 10 million copies worldwide and have been translated into Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Polish. Some of his titles are also being used as reference textbooks in academic institutions the world over.
Fadia also provides customized cyber security training and consulting solutions to clients across Asia, Australia and North America including Google, Citibank, Shell, Volvo, Thai Airways, UOB Bank, Bank of Thailand, Amari Hotels, Wipro, Singapore Health Promotion Board, Infosys, Satyam, Schering Ltd and many other institutions in the government, police and corporate sectors. Fadia has also held more than 1000 different training sessions across 25 countries on topics related to cyber security for CEOs, CIOs, top level management, entrepreneurs, technical specialists, defense personnel and students.
Fadia has been honored with numerous awards namely: MTV Youth Icon 2008, Indo-American Society Young Achiever Award 2005, IT Leader Award 2005, Person of The Year 2002, Limca Book of Records, Hall of Fame Award, Outstanding Young Achiever's Award, Silicon India Person of the Week, Embassy State Award, Best Speaker Award (4 occasions) and many more.
Born in Coimbatore, India, Fadia is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security at Stanford University, USA. Fadia completed his schooling from the Delhi Public School and R. K. Puram, New Delhi. Recently Fadia started his own computer security consulting and training company in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
MTV has also roped in Ankit Fadia to share tips and tricks to help make youngster’s life on the World Wide Web a lot simpler.
Ankit Fadia speaks about the misuse of the information provided in his books. Click here to read more.
Fadia was consulted by an intelligence agency for breaking an encrypted message sent by one of Osama Bin Laden's men. Since then Fadia has been involved in numerous classified projects pertaining to cyber terrorism and crime.