The EU as a whole and its individual Member States are facing new, varied and complex security threats which are more international and increasingly cross-border in nature. Several legal, and practical tools have been put in place to fight terrorism and cross-border crime. In particular, information exchanges and operational cooperation between law enforcement authorities have been strengthened.
EDPS Opinion on the Proposal for a Regulation strengthening the security of identity cards of Union citizens and other documents
Prior Checking Opinion regarding the conduct of investigations by the Security Office of the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union (Case 2017-0216)
In the September 2017 edition of the EDPS Newsletter we cover the EDPS Opinion on the digital single gateway, the investigation of complaints relating to medical data and the latest developments in privacy engineering.