Michael Chapple

Mendoza

Office
334 Mendoza College Of Business
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone
574-631-5863
Email
mchapple@nd.edu

Teaching Professor, Academic Director of the Master of Science in Business Analytics

  • Cybersecurity
  • Business analytics
  • Cloud computing
  • IT compliance 

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How Businesses Can Secure Data from Shared Files After Employees Leave

Mike Chapple is associate teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame. 

Ransomware is a national security risk. It's time to treat it like one

Mike Chapple is teaching professor of information technology at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

OPINION | MIKE MASTERSON: Keep it in wallet

"The attacks were extremely sophisticated and they were able to defeat some pretty sophisticated security controls," Mike Chapple said.

'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. 

The Government’s War on Pipelines Made Us Vulnerable to Attacks on Our Infrastructure

"This pipeline shutdown sends the message that core elements of our national infrastructure continue to be vulnerable to cyberattack,” Mike Chapple, a professor in University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, told Reuters.

ABC 57 News interviews Notre Dame Professor on Colonial Ransomware attacks

ABC 57 News' Tiffany Salameh interviews Mike Chapple on the recent Ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline that have temporarily crippled the company.

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.

Ransomware Attack Forces Shutdown of Critical Gas Pipeline

Mike Chapple, a professor of IT, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame and a former computer scientist with the National Security Agency, told The Associated Press that systems that control pipelines should not be connected to the Internet and vulnerable to cyber intrusions.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Advice on how to prepare for the CompTIA Security+ exam

It is a certification where the person can read the book, watch the video course and go take the test, said Mike Chapple, professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business and co-author of CompTIA Security+ Study Guide Exam SY0-601, Eighth Edition, published by Wiley.

Microsoft says hackers viewed its source code

Mike Chapple, a former National Security Agency official and an information technology professor at the University of Notre Dame, said the attackers were likely looking for potential security vulnerabilities in Microsoft products that they could exploit to gain access to users of those products.

Microsoft says Russians hacked its network, viewing source code

“Intruders can search the source code for software flaws that they might exploit, adding new weapons to their cyberwarfare arsenal,” said Mike Chapple, teaching professor of information technology at the University of Notre Dame and a former computer scientist with the National Security Agency.

~18,000 organizations downloaded backdoor planted by Cozy Bear hackers

Mike Chapple, a teaching professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations at the University of Notre Dame, said the tool is widely used to manage routers, switches, and other network devices inside large organizations.

Hackers stole $3.5 billion FireEye's prized 'red team' hacking tools — here's why that's bad news and why they existed in the first place

"These attackers reached into FireEye's infrastructure and stole their crown jewels," said Mike Chapple, a professor of IT, analytics, and operations at Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business and former NSA computer scientist.

A firm that helps protect businesses and cities from cyberattacks just got hit by one

Mike Chapple, a cybersecurity expert at the University of Notre Dame and a former National Security Agency official, called the FireEye breach "an extraordinarily significant attack."

Nation-State Hackers Breach Cybersecurity Firm

Mike Chapple, a cybersecurity expert at the University of Notre Dame and a former National Security Agency official, called the FireEye breach “an extraordinarily significant attack.”

Top Cyber Firm, FireEye, Says It's Been Hacked By A Foreign Govt.

"As one of the world's go-to cybersecurity firms, FireEye has a ringside seat for some of the most sophisticated breaches carried out worldwide," said Mike Chapple, a former computer scientist at the National Security Agency who now teaches at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

Cybersecurity firm FireEye discloses that it was hacked, sending its shares spiraling

“The FireEye breach is an extraordinarily significant attack because of the nature of the target,” said Mike Chapple, teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, in written remarks.