Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Police

  • Facial recognition: Number of persons identified in Germany doubles annually

    Facial recognition: Number of persons identified in Germany doubles annually

    The German police are increasingly using photographs to name unknown persons. More and more, pictures from social networks are being used. Recognition is also possible if the persons are wearing a protective mouth-nose mask. Some authorities also use so-called super-recognisers. A growing number of people are being identified by German police forces with the help […]

  • EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    The Portuguese Presidency is calling for an EU-wide regulation on access to encrypted content by police and judiciary. This should also affect device manufacturers. Failure to comply could result in companies being banned from doing business in the EU. The European Union is to adopt a legal framework on decryption in the near future so […]

  • First test in Malta: Frontex drones approaching

    First test in Malta: Frontex drones approaching

    A reconnaissance drone is to track down boats carrying refugees in the central Mediterranean Sea in the future, the main contractor is the Airbus Group. The range of the deployed „Heron 1“ also enables flights off the coasts of North Africa. Frontex is apparently stationing its new drones in Malta. As the Times of Malta […]

  • Unmanned surveillance for Fortress Europe

    Unmanned surveillance for Fortress Europe

    The agencies EMSA and Frontex have spent more than €300 million on drone services since 2016. The Mediterranean in particular is becoming a testing track for further projects. According to the study „Eurodrones Inc.“ presented by Ben Hayes, Chris Jones and Eric Töpfer for Statewatch seven years ago, the European Commission had already spent over […]