Fast Casual Restaurant Chain Protects its Brand and Customer Data from Cyber Criminals
Genghis Grill, the popular fast casual Dallas, Texas based restaurant chain, has selected ANXeBusiness Corp. (ANX) as the endorsed provider of security and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) solutions to their franchise community.
The announced alliance supports Genghis Grill’s initiative to help their franchisees keep sensitive customer card data safe from cyber criminals using ANX’s SecurePCI solution. The solution provides each Genghis Grill location with $100,000 of data breach protection services. SecurePCI also includes a comprehensive managed security and compliance solution featuring leading edge security technology and powerful tools to make achieving PCI compliance faster and easier for Genghis Grill’s locations.
“We wanted to take a proactive approach to protecting our customer’s data,” said Chet Bhakta, Chief Financial Officer, Genghis Grill. “Nobody understands network and wireless security in the restaurant industry like ANX. Our continued success in only as good as our last customer served and if our credit card data is stolen, thus our customer’s information is compromised, no apology will bring them back.”
As a leading provider of managed security, compliance and connectivity solutions, ANX protects thousands of locations around the world. “Cyber crime is the silent killer of restaurants,” said Mark Wayne, Executive Vice President of ANX. “Criminals target restaurants because all too often they lack the technology, expertise, and resources to prevent a breach. With SecurePCI in place, Genghis Grill is protecting their customers with best-in-class security.”
ANXeBusiness Corp. is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan and certified by the PCI Data Security Council as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). The ANX mission is to protect our customers’ information, secure their business interactions and be their trusted platform for collaboration. Our solutions help companies secure and exchange information, meet complex compliance requirements, and allow them to focus on what they do best…grow their business. The company’s foundation is built upon deep technical expertise, broad experience with mission-critical data connectivity, unwavering customer support and a proven record of enabling collaboration across business communities. ANX is privately owned by One Equity Partners (www.oneequity.com), which manages investments and commitments for JP Morgan Chase & Co. For more information, visit www.anx.com.
Genghis Grill, the largest Build Your Own Stir Fry in the US, is well-known for its fresh, hot and healthy food, and for its style of fun service. Fans approach KHAN’S KITCHEN (food bar) where one can “build your own bowl” from over 80 delicious, fresh ingredients. Grill masters stir your creation to perfection on a large, circular, sizzling 7 foot grill.
The first Genghis Grill opened in 1998 in Dallas, TX. Today, with 104 stores in 22 states, Genghis Grill is a segment leader is the restaurant industry. Genghis Grill has been ranked #2 on the Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers, ranked #6 on the Future 50 list by Restaurant Business magazine and recently ranked as one of the fastest growing private companies in 2012’s Inc. 5000.