Former New York City Mayor and recent Donald Trump superfan Rudy Giuliani has finally been blessed with a government job — the small fruit, perhaps, of spending 2016 praising the president-elect at every opportunity.
The job is not quite a job, really, but hey. Giuliani, after apparently being considered for secretary of state, will instead be an informal cybersecurity advisor to the Trump administration.
“This is a rapidly evolving field both as to intrusions and solutions and it is critically important to get timely information from all sources,” Trump’s transition team said in a statement announcing the position. “Mr. Giuliani was asked to initiate this process because of his long and very successful government career in law enforcement and his now 16 years of work providing security solutions in the private sector.” The release also says Giuliani will help Trump conduct meetings with leaders of private companies that have faced cybersecurity challenges to help build government policy. Read more…