Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: EU2020DE

  • Encrypted communication: UK remains member of EU interception group

    Encrypted communication: UK remains member of EU interception group

    Despite Brexit, British police can influence surveillance laws in the EU. The country is also represented in European secret service circles. Notwithstanding its exit from the European Union, the British police will remain a member of a Standing Heads of Lawful Interception Units based at Europol. The UK is represented there by the National Crime […]

  • EU Commission proposal: With firearms, drones, GPS tracking into neighbouring countries

    EU Commission proposal: With firearms, drones, GPS tracking into neighbouring countries

    According to plans of the EU interior ministers, the Schengen states could soon exercise sovereign powers outside their national borders. This would go far beyond existing agreements. Are French authorities allowed to bug the car of an environmental activist and use hidden cameras when she is on her way to Spain? After blowing up an ATM, […]

  • EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    The Portuguese Presidency is calling for an EU-wide regulation on access to encrypted content by police and judiciary. This should also affect device manufacturers. Failure to comply could result in companies being banned from doing business in the EU. The European Union is to adopt a legal framework on decryption in the near future so […]

  • Strategic Compass: Secret services help determine EU’s military course

    Strategic Compass: Secret services help determine EU’s military course

    Member states‘ foreign and defence ministries are today discussing future European Union military capabilities, including how to respond to „cyber threats“. The fodder for this „Strategic Dialogue“ comes from the domestic and foreign intelligence services. MEPs are not allowed to see any of the top-secret documents. The EU member states are working on new guidelines […]