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Q. You are trying to add additional security controls for a database server that includes customer records and need to justify the cost of $1,000 for these controls. The database includes 2,500 records. Estimates indicate a cost of $300 for each record if an attacker successfully gains access to them. Research indicates that there is a 10 percent possibility of a data breach in the next year. What is the ALE?

A. $300

B. $37,500

C. $75,000

D. $750,000

Answer available until January 15, 2016.

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