Posted June 20, 2014 by 20nine

Nation’s Restaurant News: 7 Ways To Protect Your Restaurant’s Customer Data

Christopher Kronenthal, chief technology officer at FreedomPay, shares his insights on measures the restaurant industry can take to best protect consumer payment data in the wake of the P.F. Chang’s breach.

Here are a few of the tips he shared with Nation’s Restaurant News.

“It is crucial for restaurants to check with their payment provider to verify they are using PCI [Payment Card Industry]- certified point-to-point encryption (P2PE),” said Chris Kronenthal, chief technology officer at Philadelphia-based FreedomPay.

P2PE uses a hardware-to-hardware encryption and decryption process that encodes payment data from the moment of the swipe all the way to the processor, Kronenthal said.

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