Information Security in Poland and in the European Union: Administrative and Legal Conditions
Purpose: Information has an impact on the attitudes, behavior and actions of its recipients, and given its important role in public life, it should be subject to appropriate protection to ensure its security. It therefore becomes important to create appropriate administrative and legal conditions for the protection of information security, which is currently a priority both in Poland and in the European Union. Design/Methodology/Approach: The research was conducted using the methods of problem analysis and synthesis, with the main objective being to optimize the research field with a view to future studies. Findings: The research analysis has found the significant impact of administrative and legal conditions, in particular the need to create normative solutions to ensure information security. Due to the category of threats to information security, the desired solutions concern both Poland in particular and the European Union as a whole. Practical Implications: The problems addressed in the paper may help raise awareness of the rapid spread of information security and generate interest for different bodies in the category of related threats.. Originality: The paper tackles problems that are particularly important nowadays from the standpoint of both individual citizens as well as different entities which use information, regardless of their function in society.