- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 20 Dec 2017
PAS 185:2017 Smart cities security
Publicly Available Specifications (PAS) are fast-track standards, specifications, codes of practice or guidelines developed by sponsoring organisations to meet an immediate market need following guidelines set out by BSI (British Standards Institution). Within 2 years they are reviewed to assess whether they should be revised, withdrawn, or become formal British Standards or international standards.
PAS 185:2017 Smart Cities. Specification for establishing and implementing a security-minded approach, and was published in November 2017.
Smart cities use data and information to enhance services and provisions for citizens. However, their increased dependence on information technologies can create vulnerabilities and security issues, which requires a new security-minded approach.
PAS 185:2017 provides a framework for the development of a security strategy for handling, managing and sharing data and information. It can be used to guide the development of smart city projects and the operation, delivery, evolution and disposal of assets and services.
It covers all aspects of smart cities, including; scale, organizational complexity, complex service delivery, ownership of infrastructure, response to incidents, events, changing risk levels and extent of autonomy. It is aimed at smart city decision-makers, data officers, and those involved in delivering smart city objectives using data and information.
Find out more and download the document for free: https://shop.bsigroup.com/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030350938
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
Featured articles and news
Whole-life costs consider all costs associated with the life of a building, from inception to disposal. Find out more here.
Reports emerge of injuries caused by Apple employees colliding with the campus' glazed walls.
The winners of NIC's ideas competition on transforming the Cambridge to Oxford arc discuss their concept.
Create new habitats and improve air quality and wellbeing.
New report provides 12 key actions which could close the structural talent gap in the construction industry.
These can be used to find out whether a proposed development is likely to be approved. Read more here.
Studying a built environment degree? Check out our helpful student resources section.
New BRE research paper explores how blockchain technology can benefit the built environment industry.
Timber is a natural carbon sink, but it must not end up in landfill at the end of its useful life.
BSRIA has collaborated with the Department of Health on research into air permeability in isolation rooms.