Cybersecurity issues and data breaches unfortunately continue to make news across the country with one of the recent examples being Caribou Coffee. It was reported earlier this month that some 265 Caribou Coffee stores suffered a data breach in late November, just a month after Dunkin’ suffered a similar breach in October. A host of QSR brands have similarly been affected over the past few months. On the coffee front, in case anyone needed independent verification of the strength of the coffee market, we noted that a new Fact.MR study projects global sales of coffee machines to grow a hefty 4.6 percent in 2019 with drip coffee machines accounting for almost 43 percent of total machine sales!