Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: JRC

  • EU Parliament approves: Europol Regulation on the home straight

    EU Parliament approves: Europol Regulation on the home straight

    The EU police agency gets a new legal basis after six years. The expansion of its powers is hardly matched by new possibilities for supervision. A parliamentary control group even proves to be a driver for the expansion of an already powerful agency. The EU Parliament has voted by a large majority to extend Europol’s […]

  • Europol steers arms companies for security research

    Europol steers arms companies for security research

    Following the example of the US Department of Defense, Europol should coordinate European security research. In October, the EU interior ministers had decided on an „Innovation Laboratory“ at the Police Agency. Due to potential confusion, the department will now be renamed. Since 1984, the European Union has organised its civil security research in multi-annual framework […]

  • Civil and military research: New EU Centre for Cyber Security remains controversial

    Civil and military research: New EU Centre for Cyber Security remains controversial

    The European Union wants to increase its „resilience, deterrence and defence“ in the area of cyber security. A new centre will coordinate research and training activities. However, the proposed regulation is not compatible with existing institutions and funding programmes. The establishment of a European Competence Centre for Cyber Security (ECCC) continues to stagnate. MEPs and […]