Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Bulgaria

  • Meeting in Washington: EU plans biometric super database

    Meeting in Washington: EU plans biometric super database

    The European Entry/Exit System will go live next spring. It is expected to surpass the world’s largest police biometric database in the US. With the Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems (eu-LISA) and Frontex, two EU agencies are responsible for controls at European external borders. In the area of research and development, […]

  • Secret aerial surveillance: What does an hour’s flight with a Frontex drone cost?

    Secret aerial surveillance: What does an hour’s flight with a Frontex drone cost?

    With a new regulation, the EU border agency has set up its own aerial surveillance with aircraft. With the arrival of drones, migration control with the „Multipurpose Aerial Surveillance“ has become much more effective, but presumably also more expensive. For more than a year, the EU border agency has stationed an Israeli Heron 1 long-range […]

  • New control system: Frontex ends pilot project on facial recognition at EU borders

    New control system: Frontex ends pilot project on facial recognition at EU borders

    Until now, only asylum seekers and visa applicants had to hand over their biometric data before entering the EU. With an Entry/Exit System, this will be extended to all other travellers from third countries. Border controls will be significantly delayed from 2022. Entry apps and automatic „eGates“ should save this time again. The EU border […]

  • Sea rescue in the Aegean: Greek secret service persecutes human rights observers

    Sea rescue in the Aegean: Greek secret service persecutes human rights observers

    The government in Athens is targeting organisations and individuals who observe and document human rights violations. An „information management“ agency set up with EU funding is involved in the investigation. Once again, Greek authorities are striking a blow against European human rights organisations. A total of ten people from different countries are alleged to have […]