DSN-Departamento de Seguridad Nacional

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The Department of National Security is the advisory body to the President of the Government in matters of National Security and assumes the functions of Technical Secretariat and permanent working body of the National Security Council. As an advisory body to the President of the Government, it is responsible for providing immediate, optimal and comprehensive support in matters of National Security for proper decision-making, as well as, among other functions: Prepare studies and reports on National Security, without prejudice of the functions that correspond to other bodies. Conduct early warning and monitoring of risks, threats and crisis situations in coordination with the competent bodies and authorities. Assisting the Director of the Cabinet of the Presidency of the Government in his capacity as Secretary of the National Security Council as well as representing the Cabinet of the Presidency of the Government in the field of National Security. Analyze the evolution of risks and threats and their enhancers. Contribute to the preparation of normative proposals on National Security. In the area of ​​crisis management, it provides a comprehensive and cross-sectional view of crisis management and supports the activity carried out by the Specialized Committee on the subject, which also includes, among other functions: Providing adequate support and coordination in the management of crisis situations. Maintain and ensure the proper functioning of the National Center for the Conduct of Crisis Situations and the special communications of the Presidency of the Government, as well as protect its documentation. Direct and coordinate the execution of the crisis management exercises planned by the Department, as well as those whose address is required. Contribute to the preparation, maintenance and updating of contingency plans and analyze crisis scenarios in coordination with the competent bodies.

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