Carrusel de fotografías del CETSE.
Security Technology Centre (CETSE)
It groups together all the security technology units in Spain
CETSE is the headquarters from the Subdirectorate General of Information and Communication Systems for Security (SGSICS), as the implementing body for the specific functions of this Subdirectorate and the R+D+i policies of the Governing Body, in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 734/2020 of 4 august, which develops the basic organic structure of the Ministry of the Interior.
CETSE, inaugurated on April 20, 2016, is located in the town of El Pardo (Madrid) and, in addition to SGSICS, houses the National Center for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Cybersecurity (CNPIC).
What´s the SGSICS?
Subdirectorate-General for Information and Communications Systems for Security (SGSICS)
Reports to the Secretariat of State for Security, is based on the functions assigned to it by Royal Decree 734/2020 of 4 august, which develops the basic organic structure of the Ministry of the Interior.
The mission of the SGSICS is to propose, plan, coordinate and implement databases, information systems and communications systems for use by the State Security Forces and Corps (FFCCSE), enabling them to carry out their work of safeguarding the rights, freedoms and security of citizens in a more efficient and effective manner.
The development and maintenance of general purpose applications, including those related to the digital transformation of the Ministry and the ICT officials assigned in the scope of the Undersecretariat, as well as the management of the Security Technology Centre (CETSE) as the body for implementing the specific functions of this Sub-Directorate and the R&D&I policies of the Governing Body, located in El Pardo and headquarters of the SGSIC.
What´s the CNPIC?
National Center for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CNPIC)
The National Center for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CNPIC) is the body of the Ministry of the Interior responsible for the promotion, coordination and supervision of all the activities entrusted to the Secretary of State for Security in relation to the protection of critical infrastructures in the national territory.
The Spanish legislation on critical infrastructure protection establishes the need to guarantee the adequate provision of essential services through mechanisms that enable the security of this type of infrastructure, a task entrusted to the CNPIC, which assists the Secretary of State for Security in his functions.
What´s the OCC?
The Cybersecurity Coordination Office (OCC)
The Cybersecurity Coordination Office (OCC) is the technical coordination body of the Ministry of the Interior in cybersecurity matters. Among its functions is the exercise of authority in matters of network security and information systems for operators of essential services designated as critical operators, held by the Secretary of State for Security.
It is also the national point of contact for operational coordination for the exchange of information regarding attacks against information systems, according to Directive 2013/40/EU; it is also the specific channel of communication between the national CSIRTs of reference and the Secretary of State for Security and carries out the technical coordination in cybersecurity matters between this Secretary of State and its dependent bodies.
Director of CETSE
Assistant Director-General for Information and Communications Systems for Security Secretary of State for Security
Enrique Belda Esplugues holds a PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and is a MSc. Civil Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), having completed postgraduate studies at the Universities of: Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées de Paris, École Nationale d'Administration (L'ENA) de Paris, the IESE Business School- Universidad de Navarra, UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), as well as at the Instituto Nacional de Administración Pública INAP and the Spanish Diplomatic School (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation).
Career Civil Servant of the General Administration of the State, he is currently the Deputy Director General of Information Systems and Communications for Security of the Secretary of State for Security in the Ministry of Interior and Director of the Technological Center for Security (CETSE) of the Ministry of Interior. Previously he held the positions of: Deputy Deputy Director General of Circulation in the General Directorate of Traffic and Professor at the School of Civil Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He also worked in the Private Sector as a Civil Engineer in the construction of Public Works and Project Management.
Throughout more than 30 years of professional career he has received numerous distinctions, awards and recognitions (14), both national and international, from different Institutions, Associations, Foundations and Companies such as: the Polytechnic University of Valencia, the Association of Civil Engineers, the National Police, Civil Guard, the Ministry of Defense, Civil Protection, the Spanish Road Association, the ANTPJI-UDIJMA Chair, AUTELSI and the Company Dragados y Construcciones, S.A.
He has participated as guest lecturer in several Masters in subjects such as: Intelligent Transport Systems and Cybersecurity and has published, as author or co-author, numerous articles, 19 of them in national publications and 6 in international publications.
Awards and recognitions
Granted to the Security Technology Centre (CETSE)
ENISE Award 2010 to the best service or project with DNIe ABC system for automated border control
AUTELSI Award in the category Development of the Information Society, 2014 Incident and Response Service for Critical Infrastructures and Strategic Operators
Computerworld 2015 Award for Best Big Data Project for passenger name records
SOCINFO CIS General State Administration Award, 2015. ALERTCOPS
SIC Magazine 2015 Award New public channel with the State Security Forces and Corps for security alerts
United Arab Emirates Award for the Best M-Government Project, 2016. ALERTCOPS
EnerTIC Awards 2016 BEST SMART CLOUD Project, 2016
QSDGlobal 2017 Award European Foundation for Missing Persons for the best technological, scientific and/or field work application
Meninas 2019 Award - For its work on women's safety. ALERTCOPS
ASIS International 2019 Award for the best security installation Project Ceuta Safe City