Lena Riecke is a PhD candidate at Leiden University’s Institute of Security and Global Affairs. Her research is situated at the intersection of law, intelligence studies, and cybersecurity. It investigates regimes for governing the market for cyber surveillance technologies (viz. spyware). Lena’s previous research projects examined the protection of civilian data during international armed conflict and the regulation of lethal autonomous weapons systems under international humanitarian law. She holds a BA in Law from the University of Cambridge as well as a LLM in Public International Law from Leiden University.