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Our mission

Continuously supporting Member States effort through technology for a safer Europe:

  • Provide high-quality efficient services and solutions
  • Continuously align the capabilities of technology with the evolving needs of the Member States
  • Grow as a centre of excellence

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Our activities

Manage operations of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II), the Visa Information System (VIS) and EURODAC

  • Ensure highest levels of information security and data protection
  • Participate to implement new systems (research and development)
  • Provide training plans for national authorities on technical use of IT systems

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eu-LISA Launches Bits & Byteshttps://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Newsroom/News/Pages/eu-LISA-Launches-Bits-Bytes.aspxeu-LISA Launches Bits & Bytes30/07/2020 12:00:00<p>Today, the European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (eu-LISA) launches its first issue of Bits & Bytes, a digital newsletter showcasing the Agency's recent progress and ongoing activities in the JHA domain.</p><p>In this first edition we take a look at the impact COVID-19 is having on eu-LISA's activities - including a comprehensive overview of the state-of-play regarding the development of the new large-scale IT systems that will strengthen Europe's internal security.</p><p>Further to that, you can meet our new Deputy Executive Director, Luca Tagliaretti, in a short interview and have a look at upcoming events as well as those past that shaped our year so far and much much more! <br></p><p>Moving away from the classical newsletter model, Bits & Bytes is a modern, responsive, full-feature website. Readers can access Bits & Bytes via an easy to remember link: <a href="https://bit.ly/eu-LISA-Bits-Bytes" target="_blank">https://bit.ly/eu-LISA-Bits-Bytes</a>.<br></p><p>Enjoy the read!<br></p><p> <a href="https://bit.ly/eu-LISA-Bits-Bytes" target="_blank"> <img src="/Newsroom/News/PublishingImages/nl.jpg" class="ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:785px;" /> </a> </p>
4 years of "No More Ransom!"https://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Newsroom/News/Pages/4-years-of-No-More-Ransom.aspx4 years of "No More Ransom!"27/07/2020 07:00:00<p>The No More Ransom (NMR) project is celebrating its 4th anniversary this year - Join us and the other 160+ partners from both public and private sectors in wishing it well!<br></p><p>Launched in July 2016 by the Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab, the project enables cooperation between law enforcement and the private sector to fight ransomware together. </p><p>In the past months, during the COVID-19 outbreak, ransomware cases have increased alarmingly, affecting many organisation and individuals, including national healthcare systems. In this context, the projects supports the affected entities to fight back without paying the ransom. In these times, partners are joining the fight and decryption tools are becoming available at a growing rate and encouraging speed.</p><p>On <a href="http://www.nomoreransom.org/">www.nomoreransom.org</a> users can find information on what ransomware is and how to protect themselves and, equally important, victims can find tools to help them decrypt their blocked devices for free.<br></p><h2>Further Readings:<br></h2><ul><li><a href="https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/no-more-ransom-how-4-millions-victims-of-ransomware-have-fought-back-against-hackers" target="_blank">Europol Press Release</a></li><li><a href="https://www.europol.europa.eu/publications-documents/infographic-4th-anniversary-no-more-ransom" target="_blank">Infographic</a></li><li><a href="https://www.nomoreransom.org/" target="_blank">No More Ransom website</a><br></li></ul><p><br></p>
Connecting the Dots in a New Security Ecosystemhttps://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Newsroom/News/Pages/connecting-the-dots-in-a-new-security-ecosystem.aspxConnecting the Dots in a New Security Ecosystem24/07/2020 10:00:00<p>​Today, the European Commission sets out a new EU Security Union Strategy for the period 2020 to 2025, focusing on priority areas where the EU can bring value to support Member States in fostering security for all those living in Europe. From combatting terrorism and organised crime, to preventing and detecting hybrid threats and increasing the resilience of our critical infrastructure, to promoting cybersecurity and fostering research and innovation, the strategy lays out the tools and measures to be developed over the next 5 years to ensure security in our physical and digital environment.</p><p> This strategy lays out 4 strategic priorities for action at EU level: </p><ol><li> <b>A future-proof security environment</b><br>Individuals rely on key infrastructures, online and offline, to travel, work or benefit from essential public services; and attacks on such infrastructures can cause huge disruptions. Preparedness and resilience are key for quick recovery. The Commission will put forward new EU rules on the protection and resilience of critical infrastructure, physical and digital.</li><li> <b>Tackling evolving threats</b><br>Criminals increasingly exploit technological developments to their ends, with malware and data theft on the rise. The Commission will make sure that existing EU rules against cybercrime are fit for purpose and correctly implemented, and will explore measures against identity theft.</li><li> <b>Protecting Europeans from terrorism and organised crime</b><br>Fighting terrorism starts with addressingthe polarisation of society, discrimination and other factors that can reinforce people's vulnerability to radical discourse. The work on anti-radicalisation will focus on early detection, resilience building and disengagement, as well as rehabilitation and reintegration in society.</li><li> <b>A strong European security ecosystem</b><br>Governments, law enforcement authorities, businesses, social organisations, and those living in Europe all have a common responsibility in fostering security. Research and innovation are powerful tools to counter threats  and to anticipate risks and opportunities. As part of the review of Europol's mandate, the Commission will look into the creation of a European Innovation hub for internal security.</li></ol><p> eu-LISA has always been an integral part of the Security Union Strategy and is committed to contributing and supporting with the Large-Scale IT Systems iit manages and to all related initiatives with the European Commission.<br></p><h2>Related readings:</h2><ul><li><a href="https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/communication-eu-security-union-strategy.pdf" target="_blank">Communication on the EU Security Union Strategy</a></li><li><a href="https://ec.europa.eu/info/strategy/priorities-2019-2024/promoting-our-european-way-life/european-security-union-strategy_en" target="_blank">Security Union - European Commission Website</a></li></ul> <br>

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Eurodac Annual Report 2019https://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Publications/Reports/Eurodac - 2019 Annual Report.pdfEurodac Annual Report 201919/07/2020 21:00:00This annual report comprises the technical functioning of the Eurodac central system in 2019. It covers the operational management activities carried out by eu-LISA, as well as an overview of statistical data generated at central level on the usage by Member States.103{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}
Eurodac Annual Report 2019 - Factsheethttps://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Publications/Reports/Eurodac - 2019 Annual Report - Factsheet.pdfEurodac Annual Report 2019 - Factsheet19/07/2020 21:00:00The factsheet provides an overview of the Eurodac’s central system technical functioning in 2019. It can be considered as the summary of the Annual Report.102{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}