BSA & Galexia Global Coud Computing Scorecard (2018) - Galexia Analytics Release

2018 Rank 11. Poland - Score: 76.99 | Change from 2016 - Rank: -1

Poland has up-to-date electronic signatures, electronic commerce, and cybercrime laws. These laws provide a good platform for promoting confidence in cloud computing and the digital economy.

Although Poland has a comprehensive data protection law in place, data controllers are bound by registration requirements. In addition, data breach notification requirements are limited.

Poland has a good regime for the protection of intellectual property, including specific rules for Internet service provider liability. However, some gaps still exist in copyright enforcement and protection against the circumvention of technological protection measures.

Poland promotes innovation and interoperability and has non-discriminatory policies for government procurement.

Poland’s National Broadband Plan 2014-2020 was adopted in January 2014 and remains valid until 2020. The plan sets the targets that, by 2020, 100 percent of households and companies should have access to Internet connectivity of at least 30 Mbps and 50 percent of households and companies have access to Internet connectivity of 100 Mbps.

Poland’s place in the Scorecard rankings fell one place in 2018, from 10th to 11th.

The rank for Poland in this year's Scorecard is:
- 11th overall,
- 6th for legal and policy, and
- 13th for IT readiness and broadband deployment.

Within legal and policy themes for cloud readiness Poland has the following rankings:
- 5th for data privacy
- 11th for security
- 1st for cybercrime
- 12th for intellectual property rights
- 1st for standards and international harmonization
- 4th for promoting free trade

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