Information Security Leader, Author, Instructor and Speaker

About Mike

Mike Chapple is Senior Director for IT Service Delivery at the University of Notre Dame. In this role, he oversees the information security, IT architecture, project management, strategic planning and IT compliance functions for the Office of Information Technologies. Mike also serves as a concurrent assistant professor in the University’s Computer Applications Department where he teaches an undergraduate course on Information Security.

Dr. Chapple previously served as Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice President at Notre Dame for two years. Prior to that, he was program manager of the University’s Information Security Program and a consultant to the Notre Dame Alumni Association on alumni engagement initiatives.

Before returning to Notre Dame, Mike served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Brand Institute, a Miami-based consulting firm. Dr. Chapple also spent four years in the information security research group at the National Security Agency and serving as an active duty intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force. He is a technical editor for Information Security Magazine and has written over a dozen books, including the CISSP Prep Guide (now in its sixth edition) and the Security+ Training Kit.

Mike earned both his bachelor’s and doctoral degrees from Notre Dame in computer science & engineering. He also holds a MS in computer science from the University of Idaho and an MBA from Auburn University.

3 Responses to “About Mike”

  1. Rafi says:

    Among many resources about DB aspects and concepts, Dr. Chapple’s provide the required information in a very practical and simplified way .

    Many thanks Dr. Chapple.

  2. Gautam says:

    Being a novice to IT Security, I found the Security+ course contents on LinkedIn very helpful. Being in IT for last 15 years I was able to co relate to a lot of topics but the details and the simplicity with which the concepts are presented is simply superb. I am truly inspired to accelerate my next 15 years in IT Security.

    Thanks so much for your valuable guidance.

  3. Gary Arthur says:

    I am interested in taking your CISSP training online.

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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