LUXEMBOURG - On 4 August 2021, Mr Paul Avallone, Director of NATO Office of Security (NOS), visited the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). Mr Avalone was welcomed by the General Manager, the Chief of Staff and other senior staff to discuss how to enhance cooperation and coordination on different security issues and topics.
Mr. Avallone is the Principal Security Advisor to the Secretary General and to the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, and acts as Chair in high-level committees. He is responsible for negotiating and implementing Security Agreements with non-NATO nations and International Organizations. In his role, he overseas all aspects of NATO security, including counterintelligence, insider threat detection, and information and network integrity.
This was the first visit of Mr Avallone to NSPA after he took post on February this year. The meeting started with introductory briefings on both NSPA and NOS activities and continued with a series of briefings focused on different security topics including operations, cyber, terrorism and site security.