On March 11, 2022, Polish parliament, the Sejm passed the Law on Homeland Defense. The Law replaces 14 other legal acts in the field of military law. The main goal of the Law was to prepare the Polish Armed Forces for the processes of rapid increase in the manpower and technical modernization, also due to the current geopolitical context related to the war in Ukraine. The Law is extensive. Although the improvement of Poland’s cybersecurity was not its primary goal, the Law introduces a number of solutions that undoubtedly pursue such a goal. This paper discusses selected issues in the field of cybersecurity included in the Law, and regarding the method of defining the cyberspace, organization and tasks of the Cyberspace Defense Forces, including the so-called proactive protection and active defense, as well as the competence of military authorities to access and manage data.


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