National Cryptologic Center
Centro Criptológico Nacional
Agency overview
FormedMarch 12, 2004
JurisdictionGovernment of Spain
HeadquartersMadrid, Spain
Agency executives
Parent agencyNational Intelligence Center

The National Cryptologic Center (CCN) is a Spanish intelligence agency within the National Intelligence Center responsible for cryptanalyzing and deciphering by manual procedures, electronic media and cryptophony, as well as to carry out technological-cryptographic investigations and to train the personnel specialized in cryptology.[2] The CCN is legally regulated by Royal Decree 421/2004, of March 12.[3]

From CCN depends:


The functions of the CCN are:[2]


The director of CCN is the same as the director of the CNI, Félix Sanz Roldán. However, the competency of the center's management relapse in a deputy director supported by an assistant deputy director. The functions of the deputy director of the CCN are:


The CCN has signed two important agreements with Microsoft in order to join the Government Security Program (GSP):

See also