SAO PAULO, BRAZIL--(Marketwire - July 10, 2008) - Trustwave, the leading provider of on-demand data security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and organizations throughout the world, announces the appointment of Isabel Silva to manager of business development of Trustwave do Brasil.

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 firm's 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.

"Isabel's experience in the South American market enhances our credibility in an increasingly important business region for the payment card industry," says Robert J. McCullen, chairman and CEO of Trustwave. "We are committed to growing and the hiring of Isabel Silva is emblematic of that pledge."

"With Trustwave's 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," says Jarrett Benavidez, director of Latin America for Trustwave.

About Trustwave

Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. For organizations faced with today's challenging data security and compliance environment, Trustwave provides a unique approach with comprehensive solutions that include its flagship TrustKeeper® compliance management software and other proprietary security solutions. Trustwave has helped more than 30,000 organizations -- ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailers -- manage compliance and secure their network infrastructure, data communications and critical information assets. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa, China and Australia.

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