Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Interoperability

  • 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 […]

  • Traveller screening: Europol wants to collect data on Europeans crossing borders

    Traveller screening: Europol wants to collect data on Europeans crossing borders

    Frontex and Europol want to create an indivdual file for all travellers and check it against various databases. The analysis is to be carried out with AI. EU agencies Europol and Frontex are proposing to link different databases to improve the screening of business travellers and tourists. A profile is to be automatically created for […]

  • New EU information system: EU member states push for police use of biometric repository

    New EU information system: EU member states push for police use of biometric repository

    The EU is merging biometric data from different databases into a „Common Identity Repository“. Security authorities are to use it to compare fingerprints and facial images. This will affect tourists, business travellers and refugees from third countries. If the European „Entry/Exit System“ (EES) goes into operation as planned in four months, all travellers will have […]

  • Disrupted supply chains: Chip shortage hampers new EU databases

    Disrupted supply chains: Chip shortage hampers new EU databases

    An EU agency is building a recognition system with biometric data on 400 million travellers. The contractors seem to have overstretched themselves In future, anyone wishing to enter the European Union without a visa will have to register in a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) via a form on the internet, providing information […]