2014: the year of the Slovakian eID

Text: Vladimír Ďurači and Tomáš Balogh, Plaut Slovakia / Michal Ševčík, Hewlett-Packard Slovakia / Peter Kiefer, Atos IT Solutions and Services Starting on December 1 2013, a new national identity card with a built-in electronic chip – a so-called electronic identity card (eID) – will be issued in the Slovak Republic. This is part of the process…

Second Generation Schengen Information System for the European Commission (SIS II) goes live



The European Commission announce the deployment of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II). The new system will enable the exchange of information between national border control authorities, customers and police authorities on crime, national security and immigration matters. Designed to replace an older counterpart, SIS II will streamline border control processes in the…