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You will save $247,500 per year (the old ALE, $275,000, minus the new ALE, $27,500) by making an investment of $136,667. Your ROI is $110,833 per year ($247,500 minus $136,667). The laptop encryption project has a positive ROI and is a wise investment.

From

Cover of Eleventh Hour CISSP®, 3rd Edition

Note

This fails to take into account the amount of time spent supporting the encrypted hardware and losses due to lost encryption keys.