In Art of Attack: Attacker Mindset for Security Professionals, physical pentester and social engineer Maxie Reynolds describes the mental model of a typical hacker. Reynold argues that to successfully fend off attacks and stay ahead of them is to be able to think like those who would seek to attack us.

War is 90 percent information.—Napoleon Bonaparte

The attacker mindset (AMs) is a set of cognitive skills applied to four laws:

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