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October 27-29, 2024 | Cleveland, OH

Business Continuity
Tabletop Exercise

Tuesday, October 29
10:00-12:30 pm
Hope Ballroom D

2 hours 30 minutes

You’ve invested the time and money to build a solid cyber resilience strategy, but what about business continuity planning and testing? When facing a ransomware attack, does your team know what to do?

Join us for an interactive and practical session hosted by Steve Hankel, Vice President of Information Technology at Johanson Transportation, and Art Ocain, Vice President of Cybersecurity and Incident Response at Airiam. This session will explore the critical importance of a well-tested business continuity plan for all teams, including operations, accounting, and executives.

Why This Matters: For trucking executives, fleet owners, VPs of Technology, VPs of Information Security, IT professionals, and operations managers, ensuring business continuity in the face of cyber threats is essential. This session will provide you with the tools and knowledge to ensure your organization can maintain operations and recover quickly from disruptions.

Session Highlights:

  • Business Continuity Planning: Understand the essential components of a robust business continuity plan and why it’s crucial for your organization.
  • Collaborative Response: Learn how collaboration across different departments ensures swift and effective responses to cyber threats and disasters.
  • Practical Tips: Discover practical tips for initiating and sustaining business continuity efforts, including incident response and disaster recovery integration.
  • Tabletop Exercise: Participate in a hands-on tabletop exercise designed to simulate a ransomware attack, testing your team’s preparedness and response strategies.
  • Proactive Preparation: Gain insights into staying ahead of threat actors through proactive preparation and continuous testing of your business continuity plans.

Who Should Attend:

This session is designed for all stakeholders in the trucking industry involved in business continuity, cybersecurity, and incident response, including executives, IT professionals, operations managers, and accounting teams.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your business continuity planning and ensure your team is prepared for any cyber threat. Join us to stay ahead of threat actors with proactive preparation and collaboration.

Session Hosts


Art Ocain

Vice President Cybersecurity and Incident Response, Airiam

Art Ocain, VP of Cybersecurity & Incident Response, blends a 25-year IT and cybersecurity career with innovative solutions for today's digital challenges. His expertise covers network, system, and cloud administration, underpinned by strong leadership and technical skills. 


Steve Hankel

Vice President of Information Technology, Johanson Transportation

Steve Hankel is the vice president of information technology at Johanson Transportation Service (JTS). He joined JTS in 2010 and during his tenure, he developed a SaaS TMS (Transportation Management System), moved the company’s infrastructure to the Cloud, built up the company’s software engineering program, and rolled out its Disaster Recovery and Cyber Security initiatives. 

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