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How much is ransomware-as-a-service like a McDonald’s franchise? More similar than you’d think! The RaaS model has entered the mainstream over the past few months with groups such as DarkSide attacking the Colonial Pipeline.

In these transactions, what’s in it for the original ransomware creator? And what do the operators themselves get out of it? Nick Biasini joins the show this week to talk about this business model, what it means for the rise in ransomware attacks, and how you can stay protected.