Definition Edit

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.[1]
[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.[2]

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-34.
  2. Practices for Securing Critical Information Assets, Glossary, at 54.

See also Edit

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