Ambassador: EU eyes larger security role in Pacific

By |februar 10th, 2020|Asia, Asia-Pacific, China, Josep Borrell, News, Pacific, security|

The EU wants a greater security role in the Pacific and will have no problem working with China in a region where Beijing has boosted its influence in recent years, the EU"s ambassador for the Pacific announced.

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MPs call for a Anglo-German post-Brexit ‘friendship treaty’

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Brexit, common foreign and security policy, CSDP, European defence industry, Germany, News, Norbert Röttgen, security, Tom Tugendhat, transition period, UK|

A British MP and his German counterpart have called for a post-Brexit “treaty of friendship” between the two countries, as concerns grow in Berlin that relations could turn increasingly hostile over the coming months.

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Germany’s plans for automatic facial recognition meet fierce criticism

By |januar 10th, 2020|AI, Deutschland, Digital, digital freedom, Face Recognition Stop, facial recognition, Germany, Horst Seehofer, News, Saskia Esken, security, SPD, surveillance|

Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer plans to use automatic facial recognition at 134 railway stations and 14 airports, according to a news report published on 3 January. Although official confirmation of the plan is still missing, an alliance be...

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Amid NATO tensions, Estonian President highlights Russia risk

By |november 20th, 2019|Brexit, defence, Estonia, EU, EU enlargement, Kersti Kaljulaid, News, Russia, security|

NATO should be ready to defend Estonia should the country face risks emanating from its neighbour Russia, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid has told EURACTIV. Her comments came following French President Macron's recent claim that the alliance is 'br...

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Trump security adviser to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China

By |avgust 12th, 2019|Donald Trump, Huawei, Iran, Iran deal, John Bolton, News, security, UK|

John Bolton, US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on the weekend for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei.

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Huawei blocks over a hundred products from market due to security concerns

By |julij 22nd, 2019|5G, Cybersecurity, data protection, EU, Huawei, John Suffolk, News, security|

The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has blocked more than a hundred products from being released on the market due to concerns that the items do not meet security standards, EURACTIV has learnt.

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EU backs cyber sanctions regime, following Dutch and UK pressure

By |maj 17th, 2019|cyber sanctions, Cybersecurity, defence, Digital, EU, jen stoltenberg, Jeremy Hunt, Nato, Netherlands, News, security, Stef Blok, UK|

Under new EU rules, individuals and groups conducting cyber-attacks from outside the bloc may be hit with potential sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes. But the measures announced on Friday will be applied only to "persons and entities" ...

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Commission turns blind eye to violence against demonstrators in France

By |februar 12th, 2019|demonstrations, European Commission, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, Karmenu Vella, News, Renaud Muselier, security, Yannick Jadot|

On Monday (11 February), many MEPs at the European Parliament criticised the amount and severity of injuries suffered during the demonstrations by the French ‘yellow vest’ movement. The fisheries commissioner, who was dispatched on to represent the Commission, did not answer any questions. EURACTIV France reports.

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UK Gatwick airport hit by drone attack

By |december 20th, 2018|airport security, Cybersecurity, drone, Gatwick airport, News, security|

Tens of thousands of airline passengers in the UK have been left stranded after a suspicious sighting of two drones circling the vicinity of Gatwick airport, prompting security authorities to halt flights late on Wednesday (20 December) evening.

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UK intelligence services: We don’t disclose every cyber vulnerability

By |november 30th, 2018|cyberattack, cybercrime, Cybersecurity, defense, EU, GCHQ, hack, hacking, News, nis directive, security, UK|

In a landmark move, the UK intelligence services unveiled on Thursday (29 November) the process by which they decide to disclose security vulnerabilities to technology firms. Not every weakness discovered in a system is always disclosed to the company in question, they revealed. 

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