Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: SMILE

  • Meeting in Washington: EU plans biometric super database

    Meeting in Washington: EU plans biometric super database

    The European Entry/Exit System will go live next spring. It is expected to surpass the world’s largest police biometric database in the US. With the Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems (eu-LISA) and Frontex, two EU agencies are responsible for controls at European external borders. In the area of research and development, […]

  • New control system: Frontex ends pilot project on facial recognition at EU borders

    New control system: Frontex ends pilot project on facial recognition at EU borders

    Until now, only asylum seekers and visa applicants had to hand over their biometric data before entering the EU. With an Entry/Exit System, this will be extended to all other travellers from third countries. Border controls will be significantly delayed from 2022. Entry apps and automatic „eGates“ should save this time again. The EU border […]

  • Project SMILE: Interface for European telecommunications interception

    Project SMILE: Interface for European telecommunications interception

    The European Investigation Order in criminal matters allows judicial authorities in all EU Member States to instruct each other to collect evidence. It also sets forth provisions for cross-border telecommunications surveillance. The European standardisation institute ETSI is consequently working on interfaces for the hand-over of intercepted phone calls. By May 22nd, the Member States of […]