Emergency Voice Communication System (EVCS)

An Emergency Voice Communication System (EVCS) or (EVC) is a fixed, monitored and maintained, bidirectional, full duplex voice communication system (Refuge system) designed to facilitate the orderly evacuation of disabled or mobility-impaired individuals and to improve the communication of firefighters during emergencies. Intended uses for an EVCS In the early stages of evacuation, before the […]

risk appetite

amount and type of risk that an organization is willing to pursue or retain [cited from ISO 19650-5:2020(en), 3.5]


weakness that can be exploited to cause harm [cited from ISO 19650-5:2020(en), 3.15]

BS EN ISO 31000:2018

Risk management guidelines ISO 31000 is an international standard first published in 2009, the current version published in 2018. The standard contains principles and guidelines for effective risk management. It outlines a general approach to risk management that can be applied to and used by all organisations. ISO 31000 can easily be linked to the […]

BS 7799‑3:2017

Information security management systemsPart 3: Guidelines for information security risk management (revision of BS ISO/IEC 27005:2011)

System of systems

A system of systems is a collection of many different systems, each with its own characteristics. [1] System theory assumes that certain underlying concepts and principles are applicable to different areas, although each field has developed for itself. The main assumption of system theory is that complex systems consist of several smaller systems, and that […]

System of engagement

The System of Engagement is defined as a platform that manages supported digital engagement, of systems like Browsing, Web Chat, Messaging, videos (Facebook, WhatsApp, TEAMS, ZOOM, Signal, Slack, etc.), various apps like Project Management platforms (PROCORE, BIM360, Aconex, PlanGrid). It is also designed to grow and easily integrate additional APIs for customer engagement. This includes […]

Sensitive Information

information, the loss, misuse or modification of which, or unauthorized access to, could:(a) adversely affect the privacy, welfare or safety of an individual or individuals;(b) compromise intellectual property or trade secrets of an organization;(c) cause commercial or economic harm to an organization or country; and/or(d) jeopardize the security, internal and foreign affairs of a nation […]

Risk Register

means a risk register containing the risks associated with the timely delivery of information as may be identified in the Information Particulars and/or provided in accordance with the Information Standard. [1] [1] UK BIM Framework, 2020. Information protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets.

Information Protocol

The First Edition of the Building Information Model (BIM) Protocol published in 2013 identifies and puts into place specific obligations, liabilities and associated limitations on the use of the Building Information Models, unfortunately at the first version of the protocol did not contain any specific framework for Cyber Security. In May 2015 British Standard Institution […]