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Sean Lawson

Associate professor at the University of Utah

Sean Lawson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah and author of the book, Nonlinear Science and Warfare: Chaos, Complexity, and the U.S. Military in the Information Age and co-author (with Marouf Hasian and Megan McFarlane) of The Rhetorical Invention of America’s National Security State.

Stop Saying We're Dropping 'Cyber Bombs' On ISIS

It is better to see cyber operations for what they are: changing spreadsheets, intercepting email, jamming comms, and a lot of deception.