Information Security Leader, Author, Instructor and Speaker

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Taking Social Security numbers public could fix our data breach crisis Earlier this week, we learned that the American Medical Collection Agency, a billing collection agency, suffered a data breach affecting millions …Continue reading →

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Fact or Fallacy: Stay Up to Date on Best Practices for Password Security How much do you know about passwords? You might believe password authentication is old hat, and that you already know …Continue reading →

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Becoming a data security administrator is a great pathway into cybersecurity In a recent survey of Chief Information Officers, 88 percent reported that cybersecurity initiatives were on their shortlist of priorities for …Continue reading →

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Password-Based Attacks Pose New Dangers for Agency Networks Last year, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert that hackers were targeting organizations in the …Continue reading →

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Big Tech can’t be trusted. It’s time for regulation Big Tech is under the spotlight, and for good reason. In the past couple of years, an onslaught of incidents …Continue reading →

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Does Your Business Need Unified Endpoint Management? Consider how many endpoint device types exist in the typical business: Virtually all have desktop and laptop computers, as well …Continue reading →

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5 Ways to Safeguard Student Information Schools handle a wide variety of sensitive information concerning students and their families. Laws, regulations and ethical obligations require administrators …Continue reading →

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Nine pitfalls to avoid on your path to certification Over the past two decades, I’ve helped thousands of people earn cybersecurity certifications through my books, video courses, and online …Continue reading →

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Evaluating Intrusion Prevention Systems in Higher Education Colleges and universities continue to find themselves the targets of large-scale cyberattacks. Some of these come from foreign sources, such …Continue reading →

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How Government Can Leverage CASBs and Improve Cloud Visibility Agencies may already have tools in place to track the presence of sensitive information within internal systems, but the process …Continue reading →

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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