BS EN ISO 19650-5:2020

Organization and digitization of information about buildings and civil engineering works, including building information modelling (BIM) Information management using building information modelling Part 5: Security-minded approach to information management

Common Data Environment (CDE)

The purpose of using Common Data Environment (CDE) on a project is to provide the right person with the right information at the right time.[1] The CDE is a tool used to exchange, view, analyze, share, and manage project information whilst maintaining data integrity. CDE can be used at any project type, but it is […]


state of relative freedom from threat (3.13) or harm caused by deliberate, unwanted, hostile or malicious acts [cited from ISO 19650-5:2020(en), 3.7]


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

BS EN ISO IEC 27000:2020

Information technology – Security techniques – Information security management systems – Overview and vocabulary ISO 27000 is derived from the British Standard 7799, published in 1995 in three parts: BS-7799, ISO-17799 and ISO/IEC 27001. The first part of BS7799, which dealt with best practices in information security, was included in ISO 17799. Part two, entitled […]

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 […]

Security Management Plan

A document (or part of a document) identified in the Information Particulars setting out the security requirements for carrying out the Works in a security-minded way, including any policies, protocols, processes and procedures referred to therein. [1] [1] UK BIM Framework, 2020. Information protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets.

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 […]