Certified Network Defender (CND)

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What is the Certified Network Defender?

Certified Network Defender (CND) is a vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security certification training program. Certified Network Defender is an EC-Council cybersecurity certification that will train you to focus on protecting networks through detecting and responding to threats. Network security has become a top priority for businesses all over the world, particularly in the wake of recent high-profile security breaches at HBO, Amazon, Sony and the NHS.

The certification is based on the cyber security education framework presented by the National Initiative of Cyber security Education (NICE), it is also tailored to the global jobs market with an emphasis on system/network administration roles.

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Certified Network Defender (CND)

Focus on protecting networks through detecting and respond to threats by using the theory and practical skills found in EC-Council's Certified Network Defender qualification.

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Course Code EC113178
Course type Online Course with Exam
Course Access 1 Year
Associated Certification CND Certification
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz)
Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10,Mac OS
Browsers Internet Explorer 8 or above,Google Chrome,Safari 6 or above,Mozilla Firefox
Compatibility Windows, Mac

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Who is it for

Is the Certified Network Defender right for me?

This Certified Network Defender cyber security course is designed for:

  • IT professionals who wish to improve their expertise in the expanding field of network security
  • Any current IT security professional who wishes to validate their experience or skills with a globally recognised cybersecurity certification.
  • Companies who have invested in network infrastructure and maintenance and need to defend this network from security threats


How will the Certified Network Defender qualification advance my career?

Career paths on gaining certification include: Network Administrator, Network Security Administrator, Network Security Engineer, Network Defence Technician, CND Analyst, Security Analyst, Security Operator and various network operation or IT security roles.

Why study with us

Why study the Certified Network Defender with e-Careers?

  • Become trained in globally recognised network defence techniques
  • Symantec estimate there will be 1.5million unfulfilled cybersecurity job opportunities by 2019, increase your job opportunities by making yourself an in-demand
  • The course is compatible with Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android
  • Live Labs included for a practical style of learning to help you apply your knowledge to day-to-day issues
  • Tutor support available

Course Details

What are the Certified Network Defender online course modules?

  • Computer Network and Defence 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 Defence
  • Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  • Network Risk and Vulnerability Management
  • Data Backup and Recovery
  • Network Incident Response and Management

What does the Certified Network Defender online course cover?

The Certified Network Defender cyber security certification covers:

  • Learn how to protect, detect and respond to the network attacks
  • Network defence fundamentals
  • The application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances
  • Secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration
  • Learn the intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning
  • Learn how to design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans
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