Hard questions Huduma Namba needs to tackle

Residents are registered for Huduma Namba at Mombasa Huduma Centre on May 15, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • It would be totally unwise and irresponsible to give the benefit of doubt to a foreign supplier when it comes to handling sensitive national data.
  • Given the sensitivity of data collected in Huduma, all Huduma Namba staff should be required to attend mandatory information security training and obtain security clearance prior to their assignment.

The recent Huduma Namba mass registration continues to ignite debate on the government’s approach and security of the personal data collected.

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