CND: Certified Network Defender
The Certified Network Defender (CND) certification program focuses on creating Network Administrators who are trained on protecting, detecting and responding to the threats on the network. Network administrators are usually familiar with network components, traffic, performance and utilization, network topology, location of each system, security policy, etc.
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Over 1.5 million cyber security jobs will remain unfilled by 2022. Despite that, millions of professionals are untrained on requisite skills and network defense techniques. EC-Council Certified Network Defense training arms you with the ammo required to take on the challenges of a lucrative cyber security career. Network defense is a broader market globally as compared to ethical hacking and penetration testing. It lays the foundation on which skilled individuals can pursue higher certifications such as ECHA and CEH Certification.
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 network security training program based on a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework presented by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The network security training 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 network security 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.
This course is designed for:
•Network security Administrators
•Network Security Engineer
•Network Defense Technicians
•Anyone who involves in network operations
There are no prerequisite requirements for taking the CISA course or the CISA exam; however, in-order-
Module 01: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals.
Module 02: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks.
Module 03: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices.
Module 04: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation.
Module 05: Physical Security.
Module 06: Host Security.
Module 07: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management.
Module 08: Secure IDS Configuration and Management.
Module 09: 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.
By the end of this training you will:
- Learn fundamentals of networking and defense techniques
- Understand network security threats and vulnerabilities
- Implement Network Security Controls and Protocols
- Design and implement Network Security Policies
- Define Physical Security Controls and authentication techniques
- Configure Host Security and file system encryption
- Firewall implementation and management
- Configure and manage IDPS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems)
- Ensure and manage VPN security
- Secure wireless networks
- Monitor and analyze network traffic
- Understand network risks and vulnerabilities
- Network Incident Response and Management
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