Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: ETIAS

  • New super-databases: EU agencies get experience from the USA

    New super-databases: EU agencies get experience from the USA

    The EU wants to store fingerprints and facial images of over 400 million people from third countries in a single silo. US authorities already have such a system for around 275 million people. Both sides now want to cooperate more closely on this matter. The European Union is currently merging all databases containing biometric data […]

  • Frontex and Europol: EU agencies with surveillance program

    Frontex and Europol: EU agencies with surveillance program

    After secret data collection on migrants, Frontex hires 250 new officers to profile travelers Europol, the Hague-based EU police agency, is tasked with investigating criminals and preventing imminent crimes. Europol can coordinate investigations if they involve two or more EU member states and stores information in its own databases to do so. For several years, […]

  • New pre-authorization system: Profiling of passengers could also be banned for Frontex

    New pre-authorization system: Profiling of passengers could also be banned for Frontex

    Under the new ETIAS system, Frontex processes application forms from travelers from visa-free countries. The border agency is to develop an algorithm to determine their risk. A court ruling may have brought those plans crashing down. On Tuesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) published a landmark decision on the EU’s passenger data system. Among […]

  • Traveller screening: Europol wants to collect data on Europeans crossing borders

    Traveller screening: Europol wants to collect data on Europeans crossing borders

    Frontex and Europol want to create an indivdual file for all travellers and check it against various databases. The analysis is to be carried out with AI. EU agencies Europol and Frontex are proposing to link different databases to improve the screening of business travellers and tourists. A profile is to be automatically created for […]