© 2017 by Diana Montana. A creation of Eclipse Communications.

SIEMENS for WASHINGTON POST BRAND STUDIO

The client asked me to create three cyberbreach scenarios for global powerhouse Siemens to showcase operations technology solutions. The scenarios: taking down a power grid, bursting a blast furnace and exploding an oil and gas pipeline. The steps of each scenario also included how to detect and prevent a breach—and, if that didn't work, how to react and recover quickly afterward.

But you'll see only two scenarios in the experience. Why? Because the writing was so powerful for the oil and gas scenario that the powers-that-be deemed it too realistic to use. Enjoy the other two ...