Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: ECRIS-TCN

  • Disrupted supply chains: Chip shortage hampers new EU databases

    Disrupted supply chains: Chip shortage hampers new EU databases

    An EU agency is building a recognition system with biometric data on 400 million travellers. The contractors seem to have overstretched themselves In future, anyone wishing to enter the European Union without a visa will have to register in a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) via a form on the internet, providing information […]

  • Travel authorisations: Carriers must query new EU database

    Travel authorisations: Carriers must query new EU database

    A new information system is supposed to screen travellers for risks at the EU’s external borders. Of interest is, among other things, whether there is an irregular migration history or an „epidemic risk“. The agencies Europol and Frontex will receive new tasks for this. After some delay, the new European Travel Information and Authorisation System […]

  • Project Interoperability: EU to pay 300 million EUR for face and fingerprint recognition

    Project Interoperability: EU to pay 300 million EUR for face and fingerprint recognition

    The companies IDEMIA and Sopra Steria are setting up a biometric recognition system for the EU. For this purpose, fingerprints and facial images from five databases will be stored in a single file. Completion is planned in two years, but in an earlier large-scale IT project of the EU, one of the partners was seven […]

  • New database at Eurojust: Who’s a terrorist?

    New database at Eurojust: Who’s a terrorist?

    The EU has a Criminal Record Information System since 2012, but last week a second database was introduced only for „terrorist threats“. Its added value is unclear and may be the search for „interconnections“. The system also includes „right-wing and left-wing extremist groups“ in Europe. Last week, the European Union set up another information system […]