President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced today that former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani will advise the Trump administration on cybersecurity.
On the surface Giuliani would seem to have the requisite credentials—he is the CEO of Giuliani Partners, a private sector cybersecurity consulting firm. But just how qualified is this older politician for the job?
As ZDNet first reported, it’s not entirely clear what exactly Giuliani’s company does—its website offers few particulars, stating only that the venture can help leaders “solve critical strategic issues” and “accelerate growth.” One of the firm’s few public clients is Blackberry, which works with Giuliani Partners “to combat cyber threats.”
Trump’s choice also raises eyebrows because Giuliani has publicly stated that he has no opinion on the encryption debate.
But of course, most of the internet doesn’t care about any of that—they just find it hilarious that a 72-year-old man will be Trump’s main adviser on online issues:
Several Observer staffers asked their Twitter followers to guess Giuliani’s password for his computer and phone. Among the submissions:
If you’re interested in joining the fun, tweet at us using #rudypasswords and we’ll add your entries.