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Cyber security firm TAC Security appoints former IBM VP Willam May to its board

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India-based cyber security firm TAC Security Solutions, has announced the appointment of William H May, former Vice President of IBM, to its board. William has been working in the cyber security and information technology industry since the past two decades. He is currently the Managing Partner of U.S Consulting at the Chaucer Group.

The TAC Security board of directors consists of its CEO Trishneet Arora, along with Kedia Securities’ MD Vijay Kedia and Delhi TiE board member Subinder Khurana.

Prior to that, William was also on board of Agile3 Solution, a Cyber Security firm acquired by IBM in Feb 2017. He was sourced as a business development leader to provide subject matter expertise on consultative sales and internal process optimization for Agile 3’s product suite of Governance, Risk and Compliance solutions to Fortune 1000 firms such as IBM, ABB, Deloitte and UAE Minister of Education.

Trishneet Arora, founder and CEO of TAC Security, said,

William is a pioneer in the cyber security industry. We believe that his strong expertise in the field of security and his great experience of consultative sales and internal optimisation in the North American market will help transform TAC Security into a world-class cyber security company.

Commenting on his appointment, William May said,

TAC has become a leader in the cyber security industry of India, and I am very pleased to be associated with Trishneet and the whole TAC Team. I am certain that we will extend the reach of TAC’s services much further, especially North-America.

TAC Security Solutions was founded by Trishneet Arora, a cyber security expert and ethical hacker. The company has worked for clients, including Reliance Industries, Gujarat Police, Punjab Police, AMUL, and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Last month, the company found a vulnerability on Intel’s developer mesh portal called Stored cross site scripting. This attack tool can result in hijacking of another user’s browser, capturing sensitive information, defacement of the application. Intel security team reached out to the TAC Security team and appreciated their efforts in providing details on the above mentioned concern.

He has been a technology writer since more than five years. At The Tech Portal, he covers gadgets, startups and the good and bad of tech.

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