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Course Description

Certified Network Defender (CND) is a vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security certification training program. It is a skills-based, lab intensive program based on a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework presented by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The course has also been mapped to global job roles and responsibilities and the Department of Defense (DoD) job roles for system/network administrators. The course is designed and developed after extensive market research and surveys.

The program prepares network administrators on network security technologies and operations to attain Defensein-Depth network security preparedness. It covers the protect, detect and respond approach to network security. The course contains hands-on labs, based on major network security tools and techniques which will provide network administrators real world expertise on current network security technologies and operations. The study-kit provides you with over 10 GB of network security best practices, assessments and protection tools. The kit also contains templates for various network policies and a large number of white papers for additional learning.

Network Administrators, Network Security Administrators,  Network Security Engineer, Network Defense Technicians, Network Analyst,  Security Analyst, Security Operator, Anyone who involves in network

operations

5 days (9am – 5pm)
Minimum 40 hours

The CND exam can be challenged post the completion of attending the complete official CND course. Candidates that successfully passes the exam will receive their CND certificate and membership privileges. Members are expected to adhere to recertification requirements through EC-Council’s Continuing Education Requirements.

You will learn how to protect, detect and respond to the network attacks. You will learn network defense fundamentals, the application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration. You will then learn the intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning which will help you when you design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans. These skills will help you foster resiliency and continuity of operations during attacks.

Core: CND

Advanced: C|EH (Certified Ethical Hacker)

Expert:  ECVP (EC Council Certified VoIP Professional)

Course outline

  • Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals
  • Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
  • Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices
  • Network Security Policy Design and Implementation
  • Physical Security
  • Host Security
  • Secure Firewall Configuration and Management
  • Secure IDS Configuration and Management
  • Secure VPN Configuration and Management
  • Wireless Network Defense
  • Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  • Network Risk and Vulnerability Management
  • Data Backup and Recovery
  • Network Incident Response and Management

Information about the course and the exam

What is CND?

The world’s most advanced network

defense course with 14 of the most

current network security domains any

individual will ever need to know when

planning to protect, detect, & respond to

network attacks.

Course content

Covers the protect, detect, & respond

approach to network security. Contains

hands-on labs based on major

network security tools & techniques

to provide network administrators real

world expertise on network security

technologies & operations.

Who’s It For?

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Defense Technicians
  • Network Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Operator
  • Anyone involved in network operations

Learning Objectives

  • How to protect, detect, & respond to network attacks
  • Network defense fundamentals
  • The application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN, & firewall configuration
  • The intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis, & vulnerability scanning

Course Mappings

CND is a skills-based, lab intensive

program based on a job-task analysis

& cybersecurity education framework

presented by the National Initiative of

Cybersecurity Education (NICE).

 

The course is mapped to the Department

of Defense (DoD) job roles for system &

network administrators.

Exam Information

  • EXAM TITLE
    Certified Network Defender
  • EXAM CODE
    312-38
  • # OF QUESTIONS
    100
  • DURATION
    4 Hours
  • AVAILABILITY
    ECC Exam Portal
  • TEST FORMAT
    Interactive Multiple Choice

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