• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

The Certified Automotive Cybersecurity Specialist (CACS) certification is designed to address the specific cybersecurity challenges in the automotive industry, including connected and autonomous vehicles. It focuses on securing automotive systems against cyber threats, ensuring the safety and privacy of vehicle operations.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of automotive cybersecurity.
  • Identify potential cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities in automotive systems.
  • Implement best practices for securing automotive networks and communication protocols.
  • Learn techniques for risk assessment and mitigation specific to automotive cybersecurity.
  • Gain proficiency in using cybersecurity tools and technologies relevant to the automotive industry.
  • Explore legal and regulatory requirements pertaining to automotive cybersecurity.
  • Develop strategies for incident detection, response, and recovery in automotive cybersecurity incidents.
  • Understand the role of cybersecurity in emerging automotive technologies such as autonomous vehicles and connected cars.
  • Collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams to address cybersecurity challenges in automotive design and development.
  • Evaluate and apply industry standards and frameworks for automotive 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
  • Strategic Planning and Policy
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Cyber Defense Analysis