Mike Chapple

Academic Director of the Master of Science in Business Analytics program; Associate Teaching Professor

Mike  Chapple

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Mike Chapple is academic director of Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program and associate teaching professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in business analytics and cybersecurity. Prior to joining the Mendoza faculty, Mike served as Senior Director for IT Service Delivery at the University. In this role, he oversaw the information security, IT compliance, cloud computing, data governance, IT architecture, learning platforms, project management, strategic planning and product management functions for the Office of Information Technologies. Mike led Notre Dame’s Cloud First strategy which moved 83% of the University’s IT services into the cloud over three years. Mike 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. Mike also previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Brand Institute, a Miami-based marketing consultancy. He 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.

Areas of Expertise


Business analytics

Cloud computing

Technology leadership

IT compliance


Ph D, University of Notre Dame

MBA, Auburn University

MS, University of Idaho

BS, University of Notre Dame


"An Analysis of Firewall Rulebase (Mis)management Practices", (with John D'Arcy, Aaron Striegel), Journal of the Information Systems Security Association, 2009.


"Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CSA+) Practice Tests", (with David Seidl), John Wiley & Sons, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2018

"Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CSA+) Study Guide", (with David Seidl), John Wiley & Sons, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017

"Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Official Practice Tests", (with David Seidl), John Wiley & Sons, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2016

"Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Official Study Guide", (with James Stewart, Darril Gibson), John Wiley & Sons, September 2015

"Securing the Software Development Lifecycle", John Wiley & Sons, June 2014

"Cyberwarfare: Information Operations in a Connected World", (with David Seidl), Jones and Bartlett, February 2014

"Access Control, Authentication, and Public Key Infrastructure", (with Bill Ballad, Erin Banks), Jones and Bartlett, March 2013

"Symantec Certified Security Professional Study Guide", (with Kirk Hausmann), Addison Wesley, 2005

"Information Security Illuminated", (with Michael Solomon), Jones and Bartlett, 2004

"GSEC Prep Guide: Mastering SANS GIAC Security Essentials", John Wiley & Sons, 2003

"Designing Windows 2000 Directory Services", (with Bruce Parrish), Thompson, 2002

"MCSE CoursePrep Exam Guide: ISA Server 2000", Course Technology, 2002

"TICSA Training Guide", (with Debra Shindler), Que, 2002