'Imagination is more important than knowledge.' -- Albert Einstein.
When you can see 3D Map of The Internet (or part), and can imagine what happens next, it helps to foresee incoming attacks and develop strategy.
With this approach, Internet War resembles more or less old Core Wars game which requires both Imagination, Programming knowledge and Tactical / Strategic thinking.
Core War is a programming game, based around a variation of assembly language known as Redcode. In a standard game of Core War, two or more programs are placed in a circular region of memory with the objective of causing the other program to fail.
Jung on Active Imagination. (Imagination helps).
Mathematics and the Imagination. (3D Mathematics is basics for 3D Computer Graphics and 3D Visualization).