National Security Office (ONS)

The National Security Office – Oficina Nacional de Seguridad (ONS) was created in 1983 as the working body of the CNI Secretary of State Director to accomplish his classified information protection related duties.

ONS’ fundamental mission is to watch over the fulfilment of rules relative to classified information protection, both at national and international level, as the information handed out to governments or to enterprises in virtue of international treaties or agreements signed by Spain (article 4f of Law 11/2002, 6 May, regulating CNI).