ICT Directorate

Dr. Samuel Mbuguah
ICT Director
Email:smbugua@kibu.ac.ke

The Directorate of Information Communication technology was hived off from the School of computing and Informatics. The Core function of the directorate is to address the technical aspect of ICT in order to support the University in achieving its mission and Vision.

Objectives of the Directorate are:
  1. To establish and maintain ICT infrastructure and services.

  2. To advance the intellectual and human resource capacity through use of E-resources.

  3. To publicize University programmes, activities and promote its public image.

The Directorate will achieve these objectives through the following approaches

Automation

The Directorate will undertake to increase automation level by undertaking the following activities:-

  • Adopt and operationalize e-Government standards;
  • Ensure availability of internet bandwidth within the institution ICT infrastructure;
  • Ensure that anti-virus updates, data back-up are in place;
  • Acquire an enterprise resource management system

Web Metrics Ranking of the University

The directorate shall undertake the following activities:-

  1. Put in place a functioning website;
  2. Upload relevant Information on the University Website;
  3. Organize forum to sensitize and encourage students and members of staff to use the University Website.
  4. Connect to social networks, Twitter and Face book
  5. Link to other similar sites

Safety Measures

The Directorate will undertake the following activities: -

  1. Install back-up for automated system
  2. Train people on information security
  3. Install hardware and software firewalls

I hoped that use of the above approach will assist the University management and hence council achieve the ICT aspect of their performance contract. It will also lay the ground for Kibabii University to become a centre of excellence in ICT.

Thank You

 


ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Requirement Training

A section of Kibabii University staff (champions) undertook an ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System (ISMS) requirement training to understand the standard requirements and their role with regards to ensuring efficient and effective implementation within the University on 2nd October to 3rd October, 2018 at Swan Hotel in Webuye, Bungoma County.

ISO 27001 is an International Standard designed and formulated to help create a robust information security management system. ISMS is a systematic approach to managing sensitive Institution information so that it remains secure.

ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Requirement Training Gallery

ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Requirement Training

ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Requirement Training

ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Requirement Training

ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Requirement Training

ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Requirement Training

University ICT Directors’ Forum 2018

Chrispus Wanjala attended the 2018 University ICT Directors’ Forum which was held on Friday 21st September, 2018 at the Sarova Panafric Hotel Nairobi. The theme for the forum was ‘Sustainable and Secure Administrative Information Systems’ which provided a timely opportunity to address the challenges Institutions have faced in procurement, implementation and operation of administrative Information Systems.

Keynote speaker Prof. Kinandu Muragu, of the Universities Funding Board put into perspective the role and importance of University Core Data for Supporting University Funding Decisions.

University ICT Directors’ Forum 2018

University ICT Directors’ Forum 2018

ICT Directorate Represented at the Bungoma A.S.K Satellite Show 2018

Kibabii University led by DVC (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benedict M. Mutua, PhD, Rer. Nat. participate in the Bungoma A.S.K Satellite Show 2018 at the Masinde Muliro showground in Kanduyi. The A.S.K Satellite show took place on 19th September, 2018 – 22nd September, 2018. At the event ICT Directorate showcasing innovative systems that the University has adopted to automate its operations and service delivery.

ICT Directorate Represented at the Bungoma A.S.K Satellite Show 2018

ICT Directorate Represented at the Bungoma A.S.K Satellite Show 2018

ICT Directorate Represented at the Bungoma A.S.K Satellite Show 2018

Students on Attachment in ICT Maintenance Practical

Kibabii University ICT Directorate received 10 students for Industrial Attachment from various Institutions of Higher Learning: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenyatta University, Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology, Kitale National Polytechnic and Eldoret National Polytechnic during the September – December 2018 period. Attaches are usually taken through various tasks which include: computer & printer maintenance, network cable crippling & network configuration, email creation among other activities.

Students on Attachment in ICT Maintenance Practical Gallery

Students on Attachment in ICT Maintenance Practical

Students on Attachment in ICT Maintenance Practical

Students on Attachment in ICT Maintenance Practical

Students on Attachment in ICT Maintenance Practical

ISMS KIBU Staff Awareness Training

Kibabii University staff undertook an Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO 27001:2013 awareness training  inline with the KIBU Strategic Goals on 5th -7th September, 2018 in VC’s Boardroom and Senate Boardroom.

The training took place after the Gap Analysis had been done by Millennium Management Consultant Limited (MMCL)

ISMS KIBU Staff Awareness Training

Gap Analysis for ISMS ISO 27000

Kibabii University undertaking the gap analysis exercise for Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO 27000. The consultant from Millennium Management Consultant Limited (MMCL) interviewed various process owners to understand the processes carried out in departments and sections. The event took place on 4th and 5th October, 2018.

The Gap Analysis exercise will enable the MMCL consultants identify gaps in relation to the ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System Standard. It will assist in the establishment/alignment of the system including creation of ISMS policy and statement of applicability which are required for the ISO 27001:2013 system

Gap Analysis for ISMS ISO 27000

Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO 27000 Gap Analysis

Kibabii University Management Contracted for Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO 27000. The consultant who is the Millennium Management Consultant Limited (MMCL) will guide the University in implementing and certification of the ISMS 27000.

MMCL require understanding of all the processes and working flows within all the different departments/processes in the University. Gap Analysis will involve discussions with the respective process owners so as to clearly understand how the processes flow (process mapping).

The Gap Analysis exercise will enable the MMCL consultants identify gaps in relation to the ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management System Standard. It will assist in the establishment/alignment of the system including creation of ISMS policy and statement of applicability which are required for the ISO 27001:2013 system

All members of staff are requested to kindly make it convenient to attend.

Gap Analysis Programme:

3RD SEPTEMBER 2018

CONCULTANT START TIME END TIME PROCESS CONTACT
ALL 0845 0900 Briefing with Management Management
 

 

 

  

 

REMY NGENZI

0900 1000 Deputy Registrar, Academic Affairs Respective Process Owners
1000 1100 Deputy Registrar, Administration Respective Process Owners
1100 1230 Deputy Finance Officer Respective Process Owners
1330 1430 Human Resource Department Respective Process Owners
1430 1530 Coordinator, Bungoma Town Learning Centre Respective Process Owners
1530 1700 Director, Performance Contracting and Quality Assurance Respective Process Owners

END OF DAY 1

 

4TH SEPTEMBER 2018

CONCULTANT START TIME END TIME PROCESS CONTACT
 

 

 

 

 REMY NGENZI

0900 1000 Dean, School of Graduate Studies Respective Process Owners
1000 1100 Internal Audit Respective Process Owners
1100 1230 Security Department
1330 1430 CoD, Biological & Applied Sciences Respective Process Owners
1430 1600 Director, Directorate of ICT Respective Process Owners
1600 1700 CLOSING MEETING Management

END OF DAY 2

DATECONCULTANTPROCESS
5TH SEPTEMBER 2018 

REMY NGENZI

Top Management
6TH SEPTEMBER 2018Staff Awareness
7TH SEPTEMBER 2018Staff Awareness

Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO 27000 Gap Analysis

Preparation for 2018/2019 First Year Students Admission

The ICT team setting up infrastructure that will be used during the admission and registration exercise for 2018/2019 first year students. Welcome first year students to Kibabii University

Preparation for 20182019 First Year Students Admission

Preparation for 2018/2019 First Year Students Admission

Webometrics Kibabii University Ranked Position 10 in Kenya July 2018

Kibabii University improves to position 10 from 71 in the webometrics ranking of Kenyan Universities. Globally Kibabii University was ranked at position 6461 from 21916 in the previous ranking that was done in February 2018. Kibabii University scored highly in the criteria used in the survey, namely institutional presence, impact, openness and excellence. The survey is conducted twice annually by Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

In another webometrics ranking by uniRank, Kibabii University improves to position 25 from 35 in Kenyan Universities.

Webometrics Kibabii University Ranked Position 10 in Kenya July 2018

1st External Quality Audit Based On ISO 9001:2015 Standard

Various Schools and Departments undergoing the 1st External Quality Audit based on ISO 9001:2015 Standard on Thursday 26th July, 2018

1ST External Quality Audit Based On ISO 9001:2015 Standard

1ST External Quality Audit Based On ISO 9001:2015 Standard

ICT Webo Champions in a Meeting

Kibabii University ICT Webo Champions in a meeting chaired by Prof. S. Shibairo DVC (Academics and Students Affairs) on 2nd July, 2018 in Senate’s Boardroom

ICT Webo Champions in a Meeting

ICT Directorate Gets Senior Officers

NameAcademic QualificationProfessional Bodies
ICT Directorate Staff Profile
Mr Chrispus Wanjala Kimingichi
Senior Database Administrator
  • MSc Information Technology: Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
  • BSc Computer Science: Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
  • Internet Society
ICT Directorate Staff Profile
Mr Tobias Otibine
Senior Network Administrator
  • PhD Information Technology: Kibabii University (On-going)
  • MSc Information Technology: Kibabii University
  • BSc Computer Science: Kabarak University
  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Internet Society

School of Computing & Informatics Wins 64.6M Infrastructure Support Grant

Kibabii University competitively awarded 64.6M for infrastructure support by National Research Fund. This was response call by School of Computing & Informatics to fund establishment of Kibabii University Information Communication and Technology Hub (KICTH). The project was done by School of Computing & Informatics, the project leader is Prof. Franklin Wabwoba Dean School of Computing & Informatics, team members include Dr. Samuel Mbuguah ICT Director, Dr. Mayeku Director Open Distance & E – Learning, Ms. Shisoka, Mr. Kilwake, Mr. Barasa, Mr. Etene, Mr. Owoche and Mr. Muyobo with the support of Prof. Shibairo DVC (Academics and Students Affairs), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mutua, PhD, Rer. Nat. DVC (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) and Prof. Odeo Vice Chancellor

The grant shall be used to equip the state of art computing research and innovation hub in the region.

KICTH when fully equiped will enable the hub to:

  • Produce skilled manpower in ICT for sustainable development in line with Kenya – Vision 2030
  • Facilitate new research breakthroughs
  • Provide collaboration between the university and other institution
  • Bridge digital divide and spur socio-economic development
  • Enhance viable development in pervasive and ubiquitous computing
  • Train computer forensic experts in the country and the region
  • Provide forensic services to government Agencies and private sectors
  • Provide business incubation startups environment with resources and personnel to incubate their ideas/ objectives
  • Provide a wireless sensor research laboratory to boost research and innovation to their regions
  • Facilitate collaborative exchange of knowledge between Kibabii University and other institutions in the region
  • Provide professional certification laboratory and as an income Generating Unit (IGU) to sustain the HUB
  • Provide employment opportunities: – create job opportunities to Researchers, Instructors, Technicians, and other staff
  • Provide internship and industrial attachment opportunities for students, from Kibabii University and other Institutions

School of Computing & Informatics Wins 64.6M Infrastructure Support Grant
Prof. Franklin Wabwoba
Dean School of Computing & Informatics
Project Leader

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

The ICT champions carried out Community Social Responsibility Outreach at Laboot Primary School in Mt. Elgon Sub-County on Friday 9th Feb 2018. The ICT Champions team led by the ICT Director, Dr. Samuel Mbuguah and accompanied by Mr. Mulati who deals with Community Social Responsibility activities at the University donated story books, sanitary towels, blankets and clothes.

Thereafter the ICT champions got involved in team building activities by scaling Mount Elgon.

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

ICT Champions Community Social Responsibility Outreach

New Portal URL

Directorate of ICT has migrated PORTAL.KIBABIIUNIVERSITY.AC.KE to PORTAL.KIBU.AC.KE. Thus all staff and students are requested to access their portal using PORTAL.KIBU.AC.KE URL but maintain Username and Password as previously used.

New Portal URL

Site Inspection for Proposed Phase II Educational Block

DVC (Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation) Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benedict M. Mutua, PhD, Rer. Nat. lead the inspection team for constructed Phase II of Educational Block together with the Technical Project Management Team.The Technical Project Team Manager briefed the Inspection Committee on various sections allocated to different Departments and Schools/Faculties. This meeting comes just before official handing over of the facility to the University.

Site Inspection for Proposed  Phase II Educational  Block

Site Inspection for Proposed  Phase II Educational  Block

Site Inspection for Proposed  Phase II Educational  Block

ICT Director at Vice Chancellor Address to New Students 2017/2018

Dr. Samuel Mbuguah Dean ICT Director at Vice Chancellor Address to New Students 2017/2018
ICT Director at Vice Chancellor Address to New Students 2017/2018
ICT Director at Vice Chancellor Address to New Students 2017/2018

2017/2018 First Year Students during ICT Directorate Orientation

2017/2018 First Year Students during ICT Directorate Orientation

2017/2018 First Year Students during ICT Directorate Orientation

2017/2018 First Year Students during ICT Directorate Orientation

2017/2018 First Year Students during ICT Directorate Orientation

2017/2018 First Year Students during ICT Directorate Orientation

ICT Staff Participated in the 2nd Interdisciplinary International Scientific Conference

ICT staff participated in the 2nd Interdisciplinary International Scientific Conference on June 14 -15, 2017

Staff Participate in the 2nd Interdisciplinary International Scientific Conference

Staff Participate in the 2nd Interdisciplinary International Scientific Conference

KENET ICT Directors’ Forum

Dr. Mbuguah at the KENET 2017 University ICT Directors’ Forum

KENET ICT Directors' Forum

KENET ICT Directors' Forum

KENET ICT Directors' Forum

ICT Champions

ICT champions in a Webometrics meeting on 11th April, 2017
ICT Champions

New Website Design

ICT team working on the new website design after migrating to KIBU.AC.KE domain from KIBABIIUNIVERSITY.AC.KE
New Website Design
New Website Design

Migration to KIBU.AC.KE Emails from KIBABIIUNIVERSITY.AC.KE Emails

In the last SENATE meeting held on 31st January, 2017 the Directorate of ICT was requested to start the process of migration to KIBU.AC.KE domain. Migration to KIBU.AC.KE email will be effected from 2.30 PM. 17th February 2017
Thus all staff and students are requested to log into their mail by replacing KIBABIIUNIVERSITY.AC.KE with KIBU.AC.KE but use the same password.

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Migration to KIBU.AC.KE Emails from KIBABIIUNIVERSITY.AC.KE Emails

Laptops Donation

Donation of laptops from Adrian Company Limited-Kigali Rwanda to Kibabii University. Received by ICT Director, Dr. Samuel Mbuguah on 23rd January, 2017

Laptops Donation

ERP Sensitization

Members of ICT Directorate, ABNO Consultative and students during ERP sensitization on ‎January ‎19, ‎2016

ERP Sensitization

ISO Internal Audit

Members of ICT Directorate during first ISO internal auditing process

ISO Internal Audit

E-learning Innovation Conference

E-learning Innovation Conference members pose for a photograph at the KICD on one of the days during the conference held between 28th September to 2nd October 2015 which Mr. Savatia attended

E-learning Innovation Conference

First Use of ERP

Preparation for the first use of ERP during 2015/2016 first year admission session

First Use of ERP

Finance Staff in ERP Training Session

Finance staff in training session on Students Finance section of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in the Computer Lab
Finance Staff in ERP Training Session
Finance Staff in ERP Training Session

Academic Division Staff in ERP Training Session

Academic division staff in training session on Student Management Module of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in the Computer Lab

ERP Training

Certificates by Deep Africa

Prof. Shem Awya receiving certificates awarded to ICT champions for participating in the Webometrics improvement workshop by Deep Africa
Certificates by Deep Africa

ABNO Survey

ABNO Software’s International surveys Kibabii University in readiness for the implementation of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

ABNO Survey

Webometrics Improvement Workshop

ICT champions participating in the Webometrics improvement workshop

Webometrics Improvement Workshop

Scalable Campus Network Training

Mr chrispus Wanjala, Network Administrator receiving a certificate from the Prof. Meoli Kashorda, Executive Director Kenya Education Network after successfully completing a Scalable Campus Network Training. This was a KENET sponsored residential course conducted by KENET senior engineers. The aim of the training was to impart Campus Network administration skills enabling the Network Administrator to effectively run and administer a large scale campus.

Scalable Campus Network Training

Book

Book on Attackability Metrics Model For Secure Service Oriented Architecture written by Dr. Mbugua and Dr. wabwoba

Book

Cyber Security

Training of the ICT Champions on Cyber security by Kenet
Cyber Security

Server Room

Kibabii University server room now installed with air conditioners to control temperatures
Server Room