CND (Certified Network Defender)

$2330.00 + HST

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 by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE).

The program prepares network administrators on network security technologies and operations to attain Defense-in-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.

Training includes
  • Instructor-led, streaming video training modules – 1-year access
  • Official EC-Council e-courseware – 1-year access
  • iLabs, virtual lab platform – 6 months access
  • Certification Exam Voucher
  • Certificate of Attendance
Course outline
  • Module 1: Computer network and defense fundamentals response & handling
  • Module 2: Network security threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks
  • Module 3: Network security controls, protocols, and devices
  • Module 4: Network security policy design and implementation
  • Module 5: Physical security
  • Module 6: Host security
  • Module 7: Secure firewall configuration and management
  • Module 8: Secure IDS configuration and management
  • Module 9: Secure VPN configuration and management
  • Module 10: Wireless network defense
  • Module 11: Network traffic monitoring and analysis
  • Module 12: Network risk and vulnerability management
  • Module 13: Data backup and recovery
  • Module 14: Network incident response and management
Who is it for
  • Network administrators
  • Network security administrators
  • Network security engineer
  • Network defense technicians
  • CND analyst
  • Security analyst
  • Security operator
  • Anyone who involves in network operations


Duration: 40 hours or 5 full-day sessions

Cost: $2330.00 + HST


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