Cybera Delivers Payment Security to Kahala Brands

Cybera to boost already-dominant position in restaurant market space

Jul 20, 2015, 09:00 ET from Cybera

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybera, a leading provider of Security as a Service solutions, today announced an updated partnership with Kahala Brands™, one of the fastest growing franchisors in North America.  This agreement positions Cybera as an authorized provider of payment card security to all 2,600 of Kahala Brands' store locations and further expands its value in the restaurant industry.

Payment card security has become increasingly difficult and complex for retail and restaurant businesses.  The Cybera ONE solution integrates cloud and premise-based security into a single offering that alleviates the complexity often associated with protecting distributed enterprise networks.

As a Kahala Brands solution of choice, Cybera has tailored its Cybera ONE solution to the specific needs of the Kahala Brands community (including Blimpie and Cold Stone Creamery, along with 14 other franchise concepts).  Importantly, Cybera ONE enables locations with the ability to utilize any existing broadband service (DSL, Cable, T1, 3G/4G Wireless, etc.) for secure payment processing.

Benefits to Kahala Brands franchisees include:

  • Simplified network security and PCI-DSS compliance
  • Use of existing broadband
  • No upfront hardware fees and low monthly usage costs
  • Reliable 3G wireless backup capabilities
  • 24x7x365 proactive monitoring by Cybera
  • Simple installation with the Kahala Help Desk

"By partnering with Cybera, we offer our franchisees a single, comprehensive solution that is both easily deployed and cost-effective," said Greg Poindexter, Kahala Brands Director of Information/POS Technology. "We are able to protect our brands, along with the integrity of our franchisees and their customers. We are pleased to endorse the Cybera ONE solution to our franchisees."

"Cybera is thrilled to expand our already robust relationship with Kahala Brands and their franchise concepts," stated Cybera President and Founder, Cliff Duffey. "Data breaches and payment card security are of more concern now than ever before, and Kahala Brands has recognized the Cybera ONE solution as the answer to protecting their brands," Duffey finished.

About Cybera Inc. 
Cybera is a leading provider of Security as a Service solutions to many of the world's top enterprises.  The Cybera ONE suite of products provides a simple solution to the ever growing complexity that distributed enterprises face at their remote locations by integrating cloud and premise-based security technology into a single offering.  In industries such as retail, Cybera ONE has become a disruptive alternative for easing the burden of data security and compliance for thousands of retail chains in dozens of countries, and billions of payment transactions each year.  Founded in 2001, Cybera is a privately held company headquartered in the Nashville, Tennessee area.  For more information about Cybera, visit

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