Antwan Banks

Director of Enterprise Security
National Motor Freight Traffic Association

Antwan Banks is an accomplished cybersecurity professional with extensive experience in various high-profile roles. Currently serving as the director of enterprise security for the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), he plays a pivotal role in educating the trucking and supply chain industry about the myriad of intricate security risks associated with truck and enterprise networks, offering tailored recommendations and solutions, and serving as a key liaison between vendors, engineers, and NMFTA members to enhance the industry's overall security posture. 

Prior to Antwan’s role at NMFTA, he served as the director of cybersecurity at the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), where he managed cybersecurity operations and built the Information Security Office to safeguard various systems and networks. Antwan's expertise also extends to his military service as a United States Army Lieutenant Colonel, where he oversaw IT and computer security projects in Germany and the Middle East and served as a military advisor to the Saudi Arabian military Chief Information Officer. 

Antwan holds multiple top security certifications and earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Albany State University and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Maryland University College.