Kenya: Huduma Namba system outdated, bound to fail – IT expert

Published: 24/Sep/2019
Source: The Star (Nairobi)


A cybersecurity specialist from India has claimed that the Sh6 billion Huduma Namba system acquired by Kenya is archaic and will fail.

Anand Venkatanarayanan who has 21 years’ experience in the field was testifying in the case where Nubians have challenged the implementation of NIIMS.

Anand told a three-judge bench that the system has so many loopholes that can facilitate duplication, hence, the data is not secure.

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Themes: ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2019