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Forbes

May 14, 2021

The Best Places To Retire In 2021

Last year, we consulted a University of Notre Dame Urban Adaption Assessment which focuses on issues like sea level rise and heat.

RTE Radio 1

May 13, 2021

Seamus Deane remembered, by President Michael D. Higgins

Seamus Deane's contribution to critical and creative writing was delivered, not only at home in Ireland but in some of the most prestigious universities of the United States of America, be it Berkeley, Notre Dame, Indiana, Oregon. 

The Hill

May 13, 2021

Waiving patents isn't enough — we need technology transfer to defeat COVID

Tamara Kay is a sociologist studying trade, global health and globalization at the Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame... Susan Ostermann is a political scientist at the Keough School of Global Affairs, Notre Dame and a former attorney at O'Melveny & Myers LLP, specializing in intellectual property law.

BBC News

May 13, 2021

Seamus Deane: Derry-born author and poet dies

A career in academia saw him lecture at University College Dublin and later become professor at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, in the United States.

USA Today

May 13, 2021

'Life-or-death impacts': Colonial hack the latest in rising threat of ransomware attacks

"The attacks were extremely sophisticated, and they were able to defeat some pretty sophisticated security controls, or the right degree of security controls weren't in place," Mike Chapple said. 

Our Sunday Visitor

May 10, 2021

Opening the Word: Witnesses on earth

Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is the director of education at the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame.

WBUR

May 10, 2021

What The Ransomware Pipeline Attack Says About U.S. Infrastructure

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Mike Chapple, cyber-security expert and information technology professor at The University of Notre Dame, about what the attack says about U.S. infrastructure vulnerabilities.

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Associated Press

May 09, 2021

Cyberattack on U.S. pipeline is linked to criminal gang

Mike Chapple, teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and a former computer scientist with the National Security Agency, said systems that control pipelines should not be connected to the internet and vulnerable to cyber intrusions.

USA Today

May 09, 2021

Capitol riot spurred conspiracy charge against 31 suspects, but how hard is it to prove?

“It doesn’t have to be a sophisticated plan. It doesn’t even have to be a good plan in order to support a conspiracy charge,” said Jimmy Gurulé, a University of Notre Dame law professor. 

NPR

May 09, 2021

Ransomware Attack Shuts Down A Top U.S. Gasoline Pipeline

"The fact that this attack compromised systems that control pipeline infrastructure indicates that either the attack was extremely sophisticated or the systems were not well secured," said Mike Chapple, a computer science professor at Notre Dame.

Associated Press

May 08, 2021

Major US pipeline halts operations after ransomware attack

Mike Chapple, teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and a former computer scientist with the National Security Agency, said systems that control pipelines should not be connected to the internet and vulnerable to cyber intrusions.

The Wall Street Journal

May 08, 2021

U.S. Pipeline Cyberattack Forces Closure

Mike Chapple, a cybersecurity expert at the University of Notre Dame and former National Security Agency official, said the Colonial Pipeline attack appeared to show the hackers were “extremely sophisticated” or that the systems weren’t properly secured.

Forbes

May 08, 2021

Cyber Attack Shuts Down Vital Fuel Pipeline To Northeast U.S.

Regardless of how quickly Colonial gets operations restored, “this pipeline shutdown sends the message that core elements of our national infrastructure continue to be vulnerable to cyberattack,” says Mike Chapple, a computer scientist and professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. 

The Washington Post

May 06, 2021

How Peloton backed down and agreed to recall treadmills tied to one death, many injuries

“You don’t very often see a company fight a federal agency like this,” said Kaitlin Wowak, an assistant professor of operations at Notre Dame University, who studies product recalls.

Business Insider

May 06, 2021

Experts say Peloton will emerge from the treadmill recall with its bottom line intact — even as its delay in issuing a recall exposes larger safety issues

Kaitlin Wowak, assistant professor of IT, analytics, and operations at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business who specializes in recalls, said that while Peloton may have learned from its mistakes, its failure to immediately recall the treadmills is troubling.

NPR

May 05, 2021

In Abrupt Reversal, Peloton Agrees To Safety Recall Of Treadmills

Kaitlin Wowak, an assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, said there are a number of reasons that companies might initially resist product recalls, including concerns about costs and the cultural dynamics within an organization.

Al Jazeera

May 05, 2021

Facebook oversight board to decide Trump’s fate on the platform

Elizabeth Renieris, director of the Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab, said the ruling is unlikely to end the controversy about content moderation.

Marketplace

May 04, 2021

There’s more to the baby bust than COVID-19

All that contributes to America’s record-low birthrates, says Notre Dame economics professor Kasey Buckles, but she’s not ready to call it a crisis yet.

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Associated Press

May 04, 2021

EXPLAINER: Will Donald Trump return to Facebook?

The board’s decision “will be far less important than the rationale behind it,” said Elizabeth Renieris, founding director of the Technology Ethics Lab at the University of Notre Dame. 

National Geographic

May 03, 2021

In Venezuela, a quest for sainthood offers proof of miracles

The definition of what is holy changes over time, says Kathleen Sprows Cummings, history professor at the University of Notre Dame and author of the book A Saint of Our Own. “We reinvent saints in each age.”

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