Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: PWGT

  • Encrypted communication: UK remains member of EU interception group

    Encrypted communication: UK remains member of EU interception group

    Despite Brexit, British police can influence surveillance laws in the EU. The country is also represented in European secret service circles. Notwithstanding its exit from the European Union, the British police will remain a member of a Standing Heads of Lawful Interception Units based at Europol. The UK is represented there by the National Crime […]

  • Cryptowars and migration: Great Britain continues to influence EU policy

    Cryptowars and migration: Great Britain continues to influence EU policy

    The British exit from the European Union strengthens cooperation in informal circles. One of these questionable alliances is now launching measures to decrypt secure communications. This also involves the US government. With Brexit, the UK has left the „European area of Freedom, Security and Justice“. From the EU’s point of view, the Kingdom became a […]

  • Privileged third country: EU security cooperation with Great Britain after Brexit

    Privileged third country: EU security cooperation with Great Britain after Brexit

    British authorities continue to participate in many EU instruments in the area of justice and home affairs, and cooperation in some cases even goes further than with the Schengen states Norway, Iceland or Switzerland. The exit from Europol and the Schengen Information System could strengthen the secret services. With its withdrawal from the European Union, […]

  • European police networking in the twilight

    European police networking in the twilight

    The Police Working Group on Terrorism (PWGT) consists of the political departments of police authorities in all Schengen states. The informal group was established in 1979 as a response to left-wing armed movements. After their disappearance, the purpose of the PWGT was expanded to include „political violent activities“. Together with police authorities from the Netherlands, […]