EU
Document digest: Terrorism post-Riga, DNA ONE, EU Classified Information and cybersecurity
09.03.15


Fight against terrorism: follow-up to the statement of 12 February by the Members of the European Council and to the Riga Joint Statement of 29 January by the Ministers of Justice and Home Affairs of the EU - Implementation of measures (LIMITE doc no: 6606-15, pdf)

"Systematic controls at the external borders of the validity of travel documents against the relevant databases, notably the documents section of the Schengen Information System (SIS) and Interpol's Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database (SLTD), based, where considered necessary, on a risk assessment.

Regarding airports and relevant land-borders in particular, Member States will ensure by 15 April 2015 that the systematic check of travel documents of all persons includes in all cases a consultation of the relevant databases, notably the documents' section of the SIS and of Interpol's SLTD databases."

Improving EU Prüm DNA data exchange functionalities - Project proposal "DNA ONE for the EU" (LIMITE doc no: 6860-15,pdf)

"In consideration of the distributed IT architecture of linking different software components by a secured network, it is indispensable to harmonize and standardize the interfaces of the systems as a whole. This diversified IT landscape consists of German communication components, match engines implemented by Austria, Germany and France, CODIS runtime system as a whole and other own systems developed by Bulgaria and Cyprus."

EU CLASSIFIED INFORMATION: Report on access to EUCI under exceptional circumstances (LIMITE doc no 6680-15, : pdf)

"The Council Security Rules provide that the Security Committee receives an annual report on recourse to the procedures for granting access to EUCI under exceptional circumstances."

CYBERSPACE: Draft Council conclusions on the Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Joint Communication on the Cybersecurity Strategy of the European Union: An Open, Safe and Secure Cyberspace (10646-15, pdf)

NETWORK AND INFORMATION SECURITY: Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning measures to ensure a high common level of network and information security across the Union - Examination of amended Presidency consolidated text (LIMITE doc no: 6788-15, pdf)

Multi-column document: Commission proposal, European Parliament and Council positions and proposed "compromise".

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