A hot site is
|“||[a] fully operational off-site data processing facility equipped with hardware and system software to be used in the event of a disaster.||”|
|“||[a]n alternate site with a duplicate IS already set up and running, maintained by an organization or its contractor to ensure continuity of service for critical systems in the event of a disaster.||”|
- ↑ NIST Special Publication 800-34.
- ↑ Practices for Securing Critical Information Assets, Glossary, at 54.