Elevate your security skills with Certified Network Defender (CND)!

Learn how to protect, detect, and respond to network attacks with Certified Network Defender. 

Introducing Certified Network Defender v2

Certified Network Defender is designed to help organizations create and deploy the most comprehensive network defence system. The adaptive strategy is built on a 4-pronged approach focused on protecting digital business assets, detecting, responding to, and predicting cyber threats by leveraging threat intelligence.

This course addresses the fundamentals of network defence through a series of 20 modules and 80 complex labs. You’ll learn to apply network security controls, protocols, and perimeter appliances. The modules also cover topics such as secure IDS and VPN, firewall configuration, network traffic signatures, analysis and vulnerability scanning – all of which will help you design network security policies and incident response plans.

Who should enroll?

Certified Network Defender is for individuals who have a fundamental knowledge of networking concepts. 

  • Network Administrators 
  • IT Administrators  
  • Network Engineers  
  • Data Analysts  
  • Network Technicians

What will you learn?

The CND v2 program covers a wide range of cybersecurity topics through 20 modules. Here’s a preview of what you’ll master: 

  • Network attacks and defence strategies 
  • Administrative network security 
  • Data security 
  • Network traffic monitoring and analysis 
  • Incident response and forensic investigation 
  • Risk anticipation with risk management 
  • Threat assessment with attack surface analysis 
  • Threat prediction with cyber threat intelligence 
  • And much more!

Hands-on Learning Labs

Offering 80 complex labs, CND v2 is the only program that gives you the chance to learn under simulated threat environments and gain real-world skills 

Why choose Certified Network Defender?

  • Based on common job role frameworks recognized by organizations around the world. 
  • ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 accredited certification program.
  • Mapped to the NICE 2.0 framework and approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 8570. 
  • Focuses on the latest technologies including Cloud, IoT, Virtualization and Remote Worker Threats, Attack Surface Analysis, Threat Intelligence, Software Defined Networks (SDN), and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), as well as docker, Kubernetes, and container security. 
  • Covers the latest tools, techniques, and methodologies used by top cybersecurity experts around the world. 

Certified Network Defender Course Details

Date: November 27 – December 1, 2023

Time: 9:00AM – 5:00PM EST

Location: Online

Cost: $2700 + HST 

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