St. Louis Small Business Monthly Lunch and Learn

Missouri Business Woman Annual Conference

Sample Speech


You Collect It You Protect It.

In this speech, we explore the rise of hacking since 2006 to the most recently reported hacks. We discuss the importance of the famous 2015 court ruling against Wyndham Hotels and how the ruling affects your business. We delve further into the many lessons learned that changed the world of protecting our data and how it is ever evolving as the criminal element becomes more sophisticated.

We review recommendations on how to set up and insulate your information security system for your company. We offer recommendations to your company’s written information security protocols within your employee handbooks to cover an information breach and the required protocol to keep your company protected and compliant. We review the types of insurance available to protect your company in the event of a breach.


e-Learning Made Easy

This speech takes six essential topics that computer users should know to help keep their company safer while working. I use relatable real-world stories and examples that show why these six subjects are important to IT system safety. I get the audience to interact during, and after the speech, so they can get the most out of their time.
With over 20 years’ experience starting, building and running a successful hosting (“Cloud”) company an IT consulting firm that works in Cyber Security and vCIO services. I have put together an e-Learning system to help end users help protect their company’s computer systems. I took six topics from e-Learning done right and made a speech that takes the time to explain why we need to use a passphrase, not a password, what the “Cloud” really is and many more

You Are Not Helpless Against Hackers – Fight Back!

After this presentation, you will be part of the movement to keep hackers challenged and make it harder for them to thrive.

In this presentation, you’ll hear real-world examples of how hackers develop ever-changing tactics and approaches to attack corporate computer systems. As they work diligently to stay one step ahead, many businesses may feel helpless. But there are ways to make your businesses safer.

Wayne Shaw, the owner of Five 9s Consulting, shares his first-hand insight into how hackers operate and what you can do to increase cybersecurity practices. He’ll discuss the impact of diligent awareness campaigns and the importance of perpetuating broad knowledge company-wide.


Thank you Mr. Shaw for helping to protect small businesses in St. Louis. The information you presented at the You Collect It…You Protect It lunch and learn is invaluable. Cyber crimes and ransomware are on the rise and negatively impacting small businesses. Thankfully, your proactive suggestions can be implemented in short order to combat these threats.Looking forward to getting more information from you.

Satisfied Client, Senior Manager at Legal Shield

Very interesting speech on You Collect It You Protect It. All business people should hear what valuable advice Mr. Shaw gives. He’s an excellent speaker and explains it very well and gives good examples and reasons.  Attending was well worth my time and very informative. A real eye-opener to how we need to keep ourselves safe.

Rocky Phillippe, Owner and Manager, 2nd Generation, Automotive Body Shop


Mr. Shaw has operated in the server-based computer industry since his graduation from Columbia College. For twenty years, he orchestrated a thriving cloud computing business which he built from start-up and took nationwide. This business served small- to medium-sized businesses and software companies in a wide variety of fields, including accounting, legal, financial, human resource staffing, lawn care, physical therapy, radiology, religious and state organizations and more. His company is versed in national and international cyber security, including successfully assisting an international business attorney with data security challenges resulting from her travel to third-world countries. Five years ago, Mr. Shaw started Five 9s Consulting in order to help fulfill the growing demand for experienced cyber security professionals. Since starting Five 9s, Mr. Shaw has been in high demand for speaking engagements and I.T. consulting services. To learn more about Mr. Shaw and Five 9s Consulting, contact him at wshaw@five9sconsulting.com or visit his website at www.five9sconsulting.com.

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