Chapter 13 is the concluding chapter of the Sunzi. While he has continuously stressed the critical importance of intelligence and…
The focus of Chapter 12, Incendiary attacks, may seem irrelevant in InfoSec, until we consider the role of the Podesta email and the DNC hacks.
Focusing on the intelligence and analysis, Chapter 10 again stresses proper use of knowledge as the crucial attribute of a commander.
Chapter 9 focuses on the role of skill over brute force, and the way of extracting that skill from one’s subordinates.
Strategic advantage (shih) is the core of chapter 5. It is attained through leveraging information by proper knowledge.
Sun Tzu advises that we should first make ourselves invincible, and then await enemy vulnerability. Does this idea work in the realm of Cyber Security?
Chapter 3 of the Sunzi is divided into two sections. The first section focuses on the core strategies of thinking about military engagement – i.e. crucial guidelines in how to approach the threat of, and engagement in. war. This chapter provides some of the most quotable lines of the Art of War, though they’re seldom fully understood.
Chapter 2 of the Art of War
In the chapter “On Waging Battle,” Sunzi offers his famous prescription for a swift victory, and outlines key components that make a quick victory possible.
Chapter 1 of the Art of War – Part 1
Sunzi’s basic military assessment sets the scene for our InfoSec/CTI development, and establishes the foundations to be built up throughout the book
Part 7 of Rethinking CTI
Focused on creating a stable and sustainable state, all classical Chinese thinkers considered the question of security as a key component, and came to a similar conclusion: security requires a pursuit of self-perfection on the individual, as well as an organizational, level.