Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: EU Innovation Hub

  • „Wicked problem“: Europol considers vulnerability exploitation to break encryption

    „Wicked problem“: Europol considers vulnerability exploitation to break encryption

    At a conference hosted by the EU police agency, three ways to decrypt communications and storage media were discussed. One of the approaches was apparently pushed by the Bavarian State Office of Criminal Investigation. For at least seven years, EU member states have been looking for ways to give their law enforcement agencies access to […]

  • Encryption and drones: German BKA wants more special technology for EU police

    Encryption and drones: German BKA wants more special technology for EU police

    While end-to-end encryption should be generally weakened, Europol is developing new secure communication applications for the police. Some of the measures are part of the „European Police Partnership“ proclaimed by the German EU Presidency. This includes the project „WhatsApp for law enforcement officers“. The German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) is leading a new Europol […]

  • Europol Regulation: Towards a „European FBI“?

    Europol Regulation: Towards a „European FBI“?

    The police agency of the European Union is to be given more operational powers. A proposal to this effect from the Commission is expected in December, and the German Council Presidency wants to support the initiative with a conference in Berlin. Normally, the European Union should not create structures that compete with the member states. […]