Organization Chart (DDIS)
Overall, the DDIS is organized into four sectors and one department. The three sectors are divided into a number of departments and branches.
The department supports the director of the DDIS and the DDIS’ executive this includes legal advice, proposals and directives governing the DDIS’ activities as well as the internal and external communication.
Moreover, the Executive Office is responsible for handling relations with the DDIS’ foreign partner services.
Collection & Operations
The sector is responsible for collecting information and making the information available to the Analysis Sector in a structured and organized way. The sector is organized into four departments:
- The SIGINT Department: Electronic collection, signals intelligence (SIGINT).
- The HUMINT Department: Physical collection: Intelligence derived by information collected and provided by human sources, ’human intelligence’ (HUMINT).
- The Network Department: Network collection: Network-based intelligence collection, communication on the Internet and information from open sources, ’open source intelligence’ (OSINT).
- The Information and Coordination Department: The department coordinates the DDIS’ collection activities and is responsible for structuring and organising the intelligence collected.
The sector is responsible for processing and analysing the intelligence collected and disseminate it to our customers. The sector is divided into four departments:
- The Terrorism Analysis Department: Processes, analyses and reports on the threat of terrorism, including terrorist networks abroad threatening Denmark’s security and Danish interests abroad. The Terrorism Analysis Department cooperates closely with the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET), including the Center for Terror Analysis (CTA).
- The Middle East & North Africa Department: Processes, analyses and reports on political, economic and military issues related to the Middle East, the Gulf region and North Africa as well as issues related to weapons of mass destruction.
- The Great Powers and Cyber Threats Department: Processes, analyses and reports on political, economic and military issues related to the Great Powers, cyber threats as well as weapons development and arms trade.
- The Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa Department: Processes, analyses and reports on political, economic and military issues related to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sub-Saharan Africa, including piracy and white shipping.
Development and Resources
The sector is responsible for operations and development tasks in the DDIS. The sector is divided into four departments:
- The Development Department: Is responsible for the DDIS’ development tasks.
- The Technical Services Department: Is responsible for operations and maintenance of the DDIS’ technical systems.
- The Administration and Service Department: Is responsible for the internal management and administration tasks in relation to finances, staff and establishment as well as the secretariat and service functions.
- The Military Security Department: Is responsible for military security on behalf of the Minister of Defence. The Military Security Department acts as the IT security service within the area of the Ministry of Defence. Moreover, the Military Security Department is responsible for issuing security clearances to staff employed with private companies working under a defence contract as well as issuing security clearances to staff working in institutions falling under the Ministry of Defence.
Centre for Cyber Security (CFCS)
The CFCS is a national information and communications technology (ICT) security authority. It is an independent authority governed by separate legislation.
As the overall national ICT security authority, the centre has three primary responsibilities:
- Contribute to protecting Denmark against cyber threats
- Assist in secruing a solid and robust ICT critical infrastructure in Denmark
- Warn of, protect agains and counter cyber attacks
The CFCS, which is a sector in the DDIS, consists of three departments and seven branches. Organisation in Danish.
- Advisory & Telecommunications
- Network Security
- Legal & Policy Department