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Meet Areeb Khan, Pakistan’s youngest cyber security expert

Areeb Khan

Areeb Khan, a teenage student has completed more than 200 courses and became the youngest cyber security expert of Pakistan.  

Areeb, aged 17 has become the country’s youngest cyber security expert. He belongs from the town of Charsadda who has completed 237 training courses in the field of Information Technology and Cyber Security.

Now he is the Pakistan’s youngest Cyber Security expert, Microsoft IE Expert, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certified Ethical Hacker. 

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He was born on 23rd January 2004 and is a Pakistani student, IT Expert, Cyber Security Expert and entrepreneur. He became the youngest cyber security expert, Microsoft IE Expert, CCNA, CISSP, CISA, CEH v11 course at the age of 16. 

Areeb broke world record in completing most certified online trainings in one year

Moreover, he is skillful in more than 200 certified trainings that has become a national record in achieving most certificates in the field of IT and Cyber Sec. He is also the owner of a digital software house known as Areeb Innovations and a freelance cyber security training program. 

According to him, his mission is to promote the education system of the country through IT and lead Pakistan towards a digital country. While speaking to YouTube star he revealed that he earned Rs 1.4 million each month by selling digital services in his software house. 

He further said at the age of 13, he started working on graphic designing, web development and WordPress and he started earning at the age of 15. He said his family used to complain that their child spends 24 hours in front of the computer screen. 

While answering a question, Areeb Khan said, “First I started taking interest in IT because I wanted to earn some money so that I could fulfill my desire to live my life in my own way.”  

And now, “We sell graphics, content writing and web development projects to our customers,” he added, “We are also providing freelancing training and is currently training four people in a month.” 

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