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Introduction to Prompt Injection Vulnerabilities
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Introduction to Prompt Injection Vulnerabilities

Taught in English


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Kevin  Cardwell

Instructor: Kevin Cardwell

Beginner level

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2 hours to complete
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Analyze and discuss various attack methods targeting Large Language Model (LLM) applications.

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and comprehend the primary attack method, Prompt Injection, used against LLMs. 

  • Evaluate the risks associated with Prompt Injection attacks and gain an understanding of the different attack scenarios involving LLMs.

  • Formulate strategies for mitigating Prompt Injection attacks, enhancing their knowledge of security measures against such threats.

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There is 1 module in this course

In this course, we enter the space of Prompt Injection Attacks, a critical concern for businesses utilizing Large Language Model systems in their AI applications. By exploring practical examples and real-world implications, such as potential data breaches, system malfunctions, and compromised user interactions, you will grasp the mechanics of these attacks and their potential impact on AI systems.

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17 videos6 readings1 assignment


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