Mike Chapple

Mike Chapple is an IT professional with over a decade of experience in the fields of databases and information security. In addition to serving as the About.com Guide to Databases, he is the author of numerous books on the topic.


Mike's work experience includes time with the U.S. Air Force, the National Security Agency, the University of Notre Dame and Brand Institute. He is a technical editor for Information Security Magazine and the author of SQL Server 2008 for Dummies, the CISSP Prep Guide, Information Security Illuminated and several other titles.


Mike holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame, an MS in Computer Science from the University of Idaho, an MBA from Auburn University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. He holds many professional credentials, including Microsoft Certified Database Administrator, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and Certified Information Systems Auditor.

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