• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Designing a course on architecting cybersecurity solutions for AI systems requires addressing the unique security challenges posed by artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. This includes protecting AI data sets, securing AI models from adversarial attacks, ensuring the integrity of AI-driven decisions, and complying with ethical and regulatory standards. The curriculum must cover a range of topics from securing the AI development lifecycle to deploying robust defenses against AI-specific threats.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of AI and its role in cybersecurity.
  • Explore the potential security risks associated with AI systems.
  • Learn best practices for securing AI models and data.
  • Examine common cybersecurity threats specific to AI environments.
  • Design and implement robust authentication and authorization mechanisms for AI systems.
  • Explore encryption techniques for securing AI model parameters and data in transit.
  • Understand the importance of secure coding practices in AI development.
  • Learn about regulatory and compliance considerations in cybersecurity for AI systems.
  • Explore incident response and recovery strategies for AI-related security incidents.
  • Discuss ethical considerations and responsible AI practices in the context of cybersecurity.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Risk Management
  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Architecture
  • Threat Analysis


If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.