Antwan D. Banks has been hired as Director of Enterprise Security for the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA). In his position, Banks will lead the enterprise side of cybersecurity, safeguarding the trucking industry against cyberattacks as the industry continues to digitize.
Banks will serve as the leader of a team that works with the industry on cybersecurity, and will lead all programs, outreach efforts and cyber projects.
Banks, a veteran of Operation Desert Storm, most recently served as Director of Cybersecurity for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. In the nine years he served in that position, Banks ensured that the authority would be well-protected by focusing on security tools, training, budgeting, strategic and tactical directions, intelligence programs, incident response and many other crucial priorities.
Prior to his tenure with the Transit Authority, Banks served as Senior Decurity Engineer for Turner Broadcasting System, and was also a computer security consultant for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control.