Effect of Customer Security on Performance of Online Banking on Microfinance Institutions in Nakuru Town, Kenya

  • George Gachuru St. Paul’s University, Kenya
Keywords: Online banking, Micro Finance, Institutions


The study aimed at determining the effect of customer security on the performance of online banking on microfinance institutions in Nakuru CBD. The study is significant to the Microfinance Institutions in that; it will benefit management and staff of MFI and the government understudy by gaining insights into how their institution can effectively deal with the challenges that they face in managing their clients and ensuring they grow their business. The increasing number of consumers of online banking shows that the level of adoption of online banking has improved. Several variables can influence the amount of adoption of online banking. The researcher used survey design where the target population comprised of 35 respondents. These were Branch managers, Chief Credit officer/s and the IT support of the MFI in Nakuru CBD. The study used census method, and a questionnaire containing closed-ended questions was used as the data collection instrument for the research. Descriptive statistics were used in data analysis and presentation of the results was in the form of tables, charts and graphs. The findings revealed that security affects the implementation of online banking to a large extent. Based on this finding, the researcher recommended that Microfinance Institutions should improve on issues concerning customer security in that, there should be no delay. The researcher suggested further study should be done on factors affecting adoption of M-Pesa money transfer bill payment.