AI Cyber Risks & Vulnerabilities

Understand the potential cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities of artificial intelligence across the DoD enterprise and their very real implications to the security of our nation.

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About This AI Online Course

The U.S. Department of Defense is working diligently to evolve to an artificial intelligence-ready enterprise, In support of this major change effort, the DoD workforce—both military and civilian—must possess the right level of knowledge and skills to best utilize powerful artificial intelligence solutions in support of mission requirements.

AI holds tremendous potential for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the DoD components and Services. In fact, AI is already making great things happen.

However, and like any other technology solution, AI is vulnerable and at risk of cyberattacks. You must understand AI cybersecurity risks and vulnerabilities to keep these technology solutions secure and to navigate any security concerns if and when they arise.

This vulnerability holds tremendous and very real implications for the security of our nation—today and tomorrow.

In this online course, you will learn the four aspects of AI cybersecurity and their impacts to operations. We will also describe the limitations and vulnerabilities of AI to help keep these solutions secure on your watch.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the differences between AI security and risk
  • Describe the four aspects of AI security
  • Explain the limitations and cybersecurity risks of AI systems
  • Grasp how “bad actors” both stateside and overseas are leveraging AI and machine learning to the potential detriment to national security

This course is aligned with DoD strategies.

Who Should Take This Online Course

This online course is perfect for any DoD or U.S.. Intelligence Community agency or government contractor company professionals interested in learning about the critical nature of cybersecurity risks associated with AI.


None. However, prior completion of the FedLearn course, Introduction to AI/Machine Learning Concepts & Terminology (AIDATA109), is strongly recommended.

After completing this course, it is also highly recommended to take the other courses that are part of this learning path—Data Visualization (AIDATA107)Basic Data Management (AIDATA108) and Responsible AI in the DoD (AIETHICS101)—to continue to advance your knowledge.

Course Certificate

To achieve a course certificate of completion, you must score 80 percent or higher on graded lesson quizzes and a final exam.

Course Format

Self-paced, online training course

Course Pricing

Individual courses are $49 (per person).

Seat licenses to access the entire FedLearn AI and data science catalog are also available. Click here to learn more and purchase.

If you are interested in learning about special team rates for Federal government and government contractor organizations, email [email protected].

Continuing Education Unit Credits

This course provides 2 CEUs.