Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: eu-LISA

  • „Partial unavailability“: Largest EU police database repeatedly down

    „Partial unavailability“: Largest EU police database repeatedly down

    Since the Schengen Information System has been run by an EU agency, it has failed completely on at least 34 occasions. The latest incidents are only now being made public. The Schengen Information System (SIS II), launched in 1995, is the largest European information system. As a police database, it forms the digital backbone of […]

  • 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, […]

  • Terrorism, crime, migration: Nine EU agencies active because of Ukraine war

    Terrorism, crime, migration: Nine EU agencies active because of Ukraine war

    Most of the action is being taken by Europol and Frontex, which together have deployed around 280 staff to the region. Eurojust collects evidence against war crimes. The agency for the operation of large databases, on the other hand, plays a minor role. At the end of March, the European Council called on its member […]

  • 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 […]