Kenya Power is planning to tighten security on its audit management system to plug leaks on its billing and revenue collection system.
This will also be extended to Design and Construction, Finance, Logistics and Human Resources sites that will also be integrated under new plans.
The power distributor has said it is sourcing for qualified bidders to enable it implement an integrated information Technology Security Management System that will enable it conduct real time analysis of security control breaches.
The systems should also allow adequate investigation of the breaches using forensic tools to accommodate heavy operations supported by several IT applications.
An expression of Interest (EoI) document, the company said it needs quality controls for Hardware and a Wide Area Network with an efficient and effective security management system to ensure corporate data is adequately secured and possible security breaches are addressed in a proactive manner.
“The provision and implementation of an integrated security management system shall be determined by the identification and profiling and reporting of security weaknesses in our main systems ,” said the company in the document expiring June 3.
Ministry of Energy had earlier in the year said it plans to give commercial loans to customers in an arrangement that will see them repay in monthly installments.
Under the plan customers will be required to pay an upfront of Sh 35,000 while the remaining Sh 30,000 to be recovered from monthly billings.