AI Security Foundation Course

2 days

Understanding and empowering protection with the use of Artificial intelligence.

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The “AI Security Foundation” course provides comprehensive coverage of AI security fundamentals, aimed at cybersecurity professionals. It encompasses critical areas such as AI principles, security risks, including data poisoning and privacy concerns, and effective mitigation strategies. The course delves into the synergistic relationship between AI and IT security, offering innovative solutions for detecting, preventing, and responding to security incidents. Participants are expected to have prior knowledge of information security and be familiar with common IT terminology.

The ultimate objective is to equip cybersecurity professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to secure their systems more effectively.

Bas van den Berg

Ethical Hacker
CTO at Skopos.AI

Carlos Valderrama

Threat Analyst Specialist

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Entry level

AI Security Foundation (S-AISF)

2 days

This course suits IT professionals, managers, and anyone keen on AI security. It enhances IT experts’ knowledge, aids managers overseeing AI projects, and benefits anyone seeking AI security insights.

In the “AI Security Foundation” course, you’ll learn to secure AI systems, addressing risks and using AI to enhance cybersecurity. Participants need prior knowledge of IT security.

Understand how to use AI, and gain insights in the topics covered

Identify and address pressing AI security challenges, such as data poisoning, adversarial attacks, and privacy concerns, to safeguard your organization’s AI systems.

Explore how AI can be a game-changer for IT-Security, learning how to leverage AI for threat detection, user behavior analytics, and endpoint and network security.

Differentiate between traditional security approaches and AI-powered solutions, equipping you to proactively respond to unusual activity patterns and mitigate threats effectively.

Develop the knowledge and skills to ensure the safe and responsible operation of AI within your organization, preparing you to navigate the dynamic landscape of AI security with confidence.

What’s included

  • Official SECO-Institute course materials
  • Passionate instructors with exceptional skills and experience
  • Access to SECO Institute’s member portal
  • Practice exam
  • Exam voucher
  • Membership to SECO’s Alumni Network after passing the exam


AI Security Foundation Course Modules


  • What is Artificial Intelligence
  • Key components and approaches that make AI possible
  • Types of Artificial Intelligence
  • Classical Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Degrees of Supervision
  • Minimization of the Loss Function
  • Real-world AI Applications
  • AI Regulation and Standardization
  • EU Artificial Intelligence Act


  • Traditional Cybersecurity Vs AI-powered Cybersecurity
  •  AI-powered Intrusions
  •  Threat Vectors and Attack Surface for AI Systems
  •  Exploiting AI Systems/ Assistants
  •  Risk Analysis for AI Systems
  •  Threat Analysis for AI Systems
  • AI-powered Threat Detection
  • Developing AI-based Threat Detection
  • Implementing AI-based Threat Detection
  • AI-powered SIEM
  • AI-powered Endpoint Detection and Response


  • Conclude with a practice exam

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  • Language: English
  • Delivered: Online via a certified proctor
  • Questions: 40 multiple choice
  • Time: 60 minutes

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This program is conducted by our training partner, Security Academy Online.

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