Mike Chapple



University of Idaho

Auburn University

Notre Dame



SQL & Database Management

Microsoft Access

Relational Databases


  • A cybersecurity writer, trainer, and certification expert..
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SQL and database management.
  • Associate teaching professor at the University of Notre Dame.


Mike Chapple is a former writer for Lifewire, where he wrote extensively on SQL and databases for 14 years. He is an associate teaching professor at the University of Notre Dame, a cybersecurity writer, trainer, and certification expert. Chapple is an IT leader who is experienced in working with those in higher education, the government, and the private sector. He serves as technical editor for Information Security Magazine.


Chapple has authored 15 books including:


Chapple earned an M.S. in Computer Science at the University of Idaho, an MBA at Auburn University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering at Notre Dame. 

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