The similarities between IT risk assessments and chess

When a chessboard is setup for play the rules are will defined. The black pieces are on one side and the white pieces on the other. Between them are empty positions where no pieces are placed. There are important pieces placed in strategic locations and then there are the pawns. The pawns are less important but have their place. Then finally, each piece has attributes which are apparent by the position in which they are placed. 

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