Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: INTERPOL 2020

  • Interpol and Europol extend facial recognition

    Interpol and Europol extend facial recognition

    The two police organisations are using new capabilities to search biometric images. Investigators can mark persons or things and match them with other files. At the G20 summit, the Hamburg state data protection commissioner criticised this procedure. In the “INTERPOL…

  • Interpol launches new facial recognition database

    Interpol launches new facial recognition database

    Law enforcement agencies increasingly rely on facial recognition systems. In addition to their use in identifying criminals, these might also be used in future to perform automatic matching against appropriate databases of everyone crossing an external border of the EU.…