Mike Chapple


Teaching Professor

Cybersecurity and analytics educator and leader with over 20 years of experience in government, the private sector and higher education.

Creator of over 100 cybersecurity and business analytics video courses on LinkedIn Learning.

Author of over 30 books, including best-selling study guides from Wiley covering the CISSP, Security+, CISM, CySA+, CIPP/US, and PenTest+ exams.

Mike is CISSP, CySA +, CISM, PenTest + and Security + certified and has helped thousands of students earn their own certifications through his books, courses and practice tests. On the CISSP front, Mike is the author of the Official CISSP Study Guide (ISC) 2, CISSP Official Practice Tests (ISC) 2, and the LinkedIn CISSP video training series. In the Security + space, Mike has developed a series of LinkedIn Learning Security + training courses. Mike is also the author of the CySA + Study Guide by Sybex and the author of CySA + Practice Tests and the CySA + LinkedIn video training series.

Mike has 20 years of experience as an educator, author and practical practitioner in the field of cybersecurity in the public and private sectors. He started his career as an information security research scientist at the US National Security Agency.

Mike then entered private industry as Chief Information Officer at the Brand Institute. He is currently a lecturer at the University of Notre Dame, specializing in cybersecurity and business analytics.