ARL Logo
Risky Thinking
On Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Security
19 September, 2017
Risk Register, Business Impact Analysis, or Disaster Timeline
Try the

Cold Site (Definition)

Standby site which can be used to house data processing facilities in the event of a disaster. Typically contains the appropriate electrical and heating/air conditioning systems, but does not contain equipment or active communication links.

See Also: Alternate Site.

You are welcome to use these definitions for any purpose provided that an acknowledgement is made
to www.riskythinking.com and (if you're using HTML) you provide a link back to this site.

[ Back to Risk Glossary ]

Risky Thinking Newsletter

Are you responsible for Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, or Risk Management in your organization? Then you may wish to receive a free subscription to the the monthly Risky Thinking Newsletter. It contains news, opinions and articles of interest to people working in these areas.

View a sample issue, or click here to subscribe.

Recent articles have included:

We're told about the magical wisdom of crowds. They can estimate the weight of a bull or the number of beans in a jar. But there are a lot of other things crowds aren't good at. Read more...

© Albion Research Ltd. 2017