Gaudys L. Sanclemente is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in International Studies at the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO), Ecuador. Her line of investigation is security and strategic studies with a focus on cybersecurity and intelligence at the intersection of science, technology, law, and policy. Gaudys has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communications and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science with concentration in Public Policy from Stony Brook University; a Juris Doctor with concentration in Litigation from Western Michigan University; and a post-doctorate, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in intellectual property law from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is also an award-winning journalist, seasoned literary writer, poet, and artist.