Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Europol Information System

  • New regulation: Europol becomes the Big Data police

    New regulation: Europol becomes the Big Data police

    Following the decision of the EU interior ministers, the new Europol law will come into force in June. The police agency will thus receive new areas of responsibility and powers. Comparatively quickly, EU member states and the Parliament have launched a new Europol regulation. Once set up to fight drug trafficking, the agency is being […]

  • Information systems at Europol: Fishing the „data lake“ with a new dragnet

    Information systems at Europol: Fishing the „data lake“ with a new dragnet

    The EU police agency has completely restructured its information systems. German authorities are by far the main users for storage and query. Through a parliamentary question, the successor of Palantir software at Europol is now known. The European Police Agency in The Hague has various databases, the largest of which is the centralised „Europol Information […]

  • 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 database. The German EU Council Presidency wants to introduce a „European Data Quality Day“ (EDQD) […]

  • Europol uses Palantir

    Europol uses Palantir

    Since 2016, the European Police Agency has been using the „Gotham“ software to analyse big data. Europol has signed a contract for 7.5 million euros with the company Capgemini, just over half of the money has already been spent. Palantir promoted the software at the „European Police Congress“ in Berlin. The police agency Europol in […]