US President Donald Trump creates a blooper related to Mobile Security

US President Donald Trump has done a mistake of his lifetime by handing over his mobile number to the staff members of world leaders. It was an unusual invitation that broke the regular diplomatic protocol which has been followed by White House for decades.

As per our sources, the situation raised for the president to hand over his personal contact number when one of the world leaders Justin Trudeau politely asked MR. President for a direct contact. Mr. Trump, without a second thought, echoed his private mobile number to the Canadian and France President Macron.

Both the presidents asked their staff members to note down the number so that they can contact the 45Th US President on a direct note, if & when a need arises.

It has to be notified over here that almost all big country leaders follow a communication protocol of using secure landlines for conferences, which are typically stage-managed and scripted as per the prevailing regulations.

US President has defied aides by offering his government-issued mobile number to the world leaders which can invite trouble if fallen into wrong hands.

As per the sources reporting to our Cybersecurity Insiders, out of the two leaders only Justin Trudeau- the Canadian Prime Minister is said to have taken advantage of the offer by calling the US President late night for a private conversation. The conversation details are currently unavailable to us.

Right from the beginning, if we go into the history of the president from the time he was elected, Trump liked to go on his own terms. He always viewed himself as freewheeling, impulsive dealmaker and was interested in being available to the public and co-leaders 24/7.

But if mobile security concerns are taken into account- especially after seeing Russia’s enthusiasm in influencing the political scenario of United States, Trump has created a blunder by offering his mobile phone number to world leaders other than his aides.

This could spell a big trouble for the president especially in this digital age where eavesdropping has become a trend.

Maybe its time for the US President to review the situation and better follow the White House’s security protocol which is already in place.

Naveen Goud
Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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