Hackers Take Aim at Quick-Service Restaurants

June 22, 2017

From Chipotle to Arby’s to Wendy’s, cyber security can strike any restaurant brand—and the effects could be devastating.
From Chipotle to Arby’s, cyber security can strike any brand.
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The average cost of responding to data breaches is rising.
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All it takes is one.

When it comes to data security, a restaurant’s defense is only as good as the weakest link in the system, says Varun Badhwar, CEO and co-founder of RedLock, a cloud infrastructure security firm.And big, franchised restaurant chains offer many points of entry for would-be hackers. Plus, their fractured security systems could differ across regions, by individual franchisees or even store-by-store.