Just how much is a Business Continuity Program worth to your company?
This tool, which uses the method described in the articles How Much is a Business Continuity Plan Worth (Part 1) and How Much is a Business Continuity Plan Worth (Part 2) is subject to the various simplifying assumptions described below.
Based on the information given above (and the assumptions below):
The value of a company can be thought of as the amount you would need to invest now in a safe place (e.g. in US Treasury Bills) to receive a future cash flow equal to the company's expected earnings. See How Much is a Business Continuity Plan Worth (Part 1) and How Much is a Business Continuity Plan Worth (Part 2) for a more detailed explanation.
You can get a more accurate assessment of the risks (and costs) associated with a major incident and the likelihood of failure using our Risk Assessment Toolkit.
The estimate uses the following assumptions:
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