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Cybersecurity Governance For AI, Machine Learning And Emergent Technologies (Micro-credential)

CYSC 1982

This is a non-technical cybersecurity governance course aimed at professionals at all levels and their value-chains who are managing or working with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems. After having taken this course, students will be able to provide value-add to their organization through the needed education and training related governance principles for these future skills. This course will guide the student through an introduction on the main precepts of cybersecurity. There will be a focus on regulations, frameworks and case studies aimed at Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, Middle East, and Oceania. The student will gain the necessary skills related to understand the threat landscape, identifying the bad actors, and their motivations for the attacks and why they continue to target specific industry sectors. This course will provide the necessary skills training in governance , which includes the full cybersecurity preparedness and response lifecycle. Finally, the students will gain knowledge through different case studies from various regions around the world which demonstrate lessons learned for numerous sectors.


  • A digital badge will be awarded upon the completion of this micro-credential.
  • Cybersecurity Governance for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Micro-credential) program major code: CGAI

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  • Can be completed in 7 weeks or less
  • Self-directed, asynchronous learning with the support of a facilitator
  • Real-world assessment(s) to evaluate competencies
  • Interactive multimedia components
  • 50% passing mark grading structure


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) including Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 11 Math (C, M or U) OR;
  • Grade 12 equivalency certificate achieved through College academic upgrading OR;
  • Mature Student Status (19 years of age or older) with Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 11 Math (C, M or U)


    Upon completion of this Micro-credential, students will be equipped to:

  • Identify the differences between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
  • Explain the impact that Artificial Intelligence has on cybersecurity
  • Explain the impact that Machine Learning has on cybersecurity
  • Identify and explain the issues around diversity and inclusiveness as it pertains to AI and ML
  • List the key aspects of governance as it relates to AI and ML .

  • Textbooks:

    • Spring/Summer - None required

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    CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
    Delivery Method
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    12106May 9, 2023 to June 27, 202312:00 am - 12:01 am21Online$239.00CLOSEDNotify Me