Silva has 24 years of experience in the payment card industry, with a heavy emphasis on the development of products related to credit, debit and private label cards. Silva spent 9 years at Visa do Brasil in multiple roles, most recently as the director of risk, where she helped in the implementation of technology for the detection of fraud, including the generation of MIS and the control of fraud figures.
At Trustwave, Silva will be responsible for the firmâs business development activity in Brazil, including new business opportunities, channel and alliance partnerships. Her extensive knowledge of the industry will help secure new business activity to grow Trustwave do Brasil, and in turn, help business partners understand the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the steps necessary to achieve compliance.
âIsabelâs experience in the South American market enhances our credibility in an increasingly important business region for the payment card industry,â says Robert J. McCullen, chairman and CEO of Trustwave. âWe are committed to growing and the hiring of Isabel Silva is emblematic of that pledge.â
âWith Trustwaveâs proprietary technology and a local presence, Brazilian businesses and organizations have access to the tools necessary to implement the latest data security and compliance management solutions,â says Jarrett Benavidez, director of Latin America for Trustwave.