EU to require data sharing as part of security upgrade

13th June 2018 News 13 Views

On Tuesday, the European Union agreed to security upgrades that will require member states to share information concerning suspected extremists and biometric data in an effort to bolster the EU’s Schengen Information System, Reuters reports. In a statement, European Security Commissioner Julian King said, “A strengthened SIS will provide police and border guards with the information they need to do their jobs and help keep Europeans safe.� In operation since 2013, the SIS has collected information from member states on information, including “dubious documents, stolen cars, wanted persons or missing objects,� to help facilitate police operations.Full Story

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