Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: European Police Partnership

  • Prüm Framework: EU Presidency wants a European Weapons Register

    Prüm Framework: EU Presidency wants a European Weapons Register

    In a decentralised system, the police forces of the EU member states network DNA files, fingerprints, vehicle data and soon also facial images. The automated retrieval of data in criminal investigations is now to be extended to firearms. However, a…

  • Advertising for police databases: Germany wants “European Data Quality Day”

    Advertising for police databases: Germany wants “European Data Quality Day”

    Alerts in the Schengen Information System are increasing significantly every year, entries in Europol databases are also continuing to grow. The German government now wants to use video messages and giveaways to promote the acceptance of the largest European police…

  • 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…

  • EU Presidency: Germany advocates “European Police Partnership”

    EU Presidency: Germany advocates “European Police Partnership”

    The German Federal Ministry of the Interior wants to expand Europol and the international exchange of data during its EU Presidency. European police authorities will be supported with face recognition and decryption capabilities. Also on the agenda are the Europe-wide…