Return On Investment (Risk)

Calculation of the value of risk reduction measures in the context of the cost of developing and implementing those measures.

Sample Usage: Although the installation of new detection equipment was expensive, the team concluded that the return on investment for the new equipment was positive because of the significant reduction in risk.

Source: DHS Risk Lexicon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2010 Edition. September 2010 Regulatory Guidance

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