Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Biometrics

  • EU data hamsters: Atos manager moves to client after trouble with biometric flagship

    EU data hamsters: Atos manager moves to client after trouble with biometric flagship

    Agnès Diallo now oversees biometric databases sold to the EU by her former employer. Interesting to see how she deals with claims for compensation against Atos. Last week, Agnès Diallo took office as the new director of the Tallinn-based Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems (eu-LISA). The EU has thus once again […]

  • Schengen Information System launched in new version

    Schengen Information System launched in new version

    The renewed SIS is active since today. Its number of alerts issued across Europe exceeds one million. However, the EU Commission is misleading about the true character of the system. The EU Commission today launched the updated Schengen Information System (SIS). Following a renewal of the Regulation, this largest European security and border management database […]

  • Fortress Europe: EU wants more border surveillance technology

    Fortress Europe: EU wants more border surveillance technology

    Activists warn of increase in illegal deportations and police violence The EU Commission still maintains that it does not want to finance fences at the Union’s external borders – at least not directly. However, the 12 member states that already have such barriers can hope for support from Brussels for their technical upgrading and surveillance. […]

  • „AI Act“: Germany in favour of facial recognition, against lie detectors

    „AI Act“: Germany in favour of facial recognition, against lie detectors

    In Brussels, governments and parliament discuss a law on artificial intelligence The German government is committed to improving facial recognition procedures throughout the EU with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). Such systems should admittedly not be able to be used by the police in real time. In investigations, however, the authorities should be allowed […]