“Since I was 25 years old and independent I have instructed my staff and secretaries. I have never used a computer in my life,” he said, according to a translation by the Kyodo news agency.
The 68-year-old was selected to his post a month ago. His obligations incorporate directing digital protection arrangements for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
In any case, Mr Sakurada reacted that different authorities had the vital experience and he was sure there would not be an issue.
“I think that its incredible that somebody who is in charge of digital safety efforts has never utilized a PC”Masato Imai, Democratic Party
Be that as it may, his battle to answer a subsequent inquiry regarding whether USB drives were being used at the nation’s atomic power stations brought on additional worry.
The revelation has been quite talked about via web-based networking media where the response has been a blend of amazement and entertainment, with some noticing that in any event it should mean Mr Sakurada would be difficult to hack.