significant hardware change

(1) Adding or replacing
any AIS hardware or other supporting equipment that
increases the AIS tangible assets of the facility by
more than $500,000 in a single fiscal year. (2) A
condition that causes an item of AIS hardware or other
supporting equipment necessary for the continued
operation of the facility to be irreplaceable if
destroyed. Also, the condition is met if replacement
is likely to take longer than current contingency
planning can tolerate. (3) Any hardware modification,
replacement or addition that relaxes or removes
controls over existing system access, over operational or administrative procedures or over input/output
media.