President, Enterprise Risk Management
Since 1998, ERM has provided cyber security, computer forensics, and technical compliance services to more than 290 recurrent clients in 17 different industries worldwide. Silka has more than 30 years of experience in the field of cyber security. Prior to founding ERM, she was a manager of IT and business services at Price Waterhouse. She also served as Manager of Information Systems Auditing for Diageo PLC and Manager of Information Systems Security for American Bankers Insurance Group (now Assurant Solutions).
Silka received Bachelor’s degrees in both Computer Information Systems and Accounting from Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). She received her Master’s degree in Accounting Information Systems from Florida International University (Miami, FL). Silka also completed an Entrepreneurial Master’s Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston, MA). Silka is a published author, addressing current issues in cyber security, IT auditing, regulatory compliance, and computer forensics. Silka is frequently sought out by local and national newspapers and magazines as a subject matter expert in cyber security. She also appears in local and national news as a cyber security expert.
Silka currently serves as a Board member of the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), a member of Florida International University’s Dean Council and member of Xavier University’s President Council. She has previously served as president of the Miami chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and on the boards of ISACA South Florida (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) and ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting). She has also served on Florida’s judicial nominating commission for workman’s compensation judges. under & President