You forgot to mention the reply where he admitted to committing genocide too.
" Another man, who spoke to journalists but chose to remain anonymous to prevent further harassment, says he was stopped more than 25 times by police under a variety of pretences after he had attended a peaceful local protest against duck and pheasant shooting. He finally made a formal complaint after police armed with machine guns pulled him over during an evening out with his wife."
Apart from the invasion of privacy, what a complete waste of resources, maybe some budgets need to be reduced in order to cut down on waste.
Don't forget to include the opportunity cost of the current setup. People not working on projects that might lead to business outcomes that enhance the bottom line etc
You also might want to consider shifting anything that doesn't add to the bottom line out the door, for example use O365 instead of local Exchange as that will mean less person hours spent on a commodity service rather than something that differentiates the company in the marketplace.
He's the CEO and it's his call, however he's going to wake up to the realities of not planning for something breaking down when it happens. Modern technology is great but doesn't have an infinite life span just yet.
Get the person next up in the chain of command to sign off the risk, then they pass it up the chain of command and so on and eventually you get the money you want.
Works every time as no one wants the responsibility.