Level: Advanced

CND - Certified Network Defender

5 Day | Instructor Led

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. A CND will get the fundamental understanding of the true construct of data transfer, network technologies, software technologies so that the they understand how networks operate, understand what software is automating and how to analyze the subject material. In addition, network defense fundamentals, the application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration, intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning are also covered which will help the Network Administrator design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans.

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CND - Certified Network Defender

Ideal Candidates for CND - Certified Network Defender Class

System administrators
System engineers
Firewall administrators
Network managers
IT managers
IT professionals
Anyone interested in network security technologies
Managers who want to understand cyber security core principles and practices
Operations personnel, who although do not have security as their primary job function, will need an understanding of cyber security core principles and practices

CND - Certified Network Defender Prerequisites

You should be well-versed in cyber security fundamentals.

What You'll Get in CND - Certified Network Defender

What You'll Learn in CND - Certified Network Defender

Students enrolled in the Certified Network Defender course, will gain a detailed understanding and hands on ability to function in real life situations involving network defense. They will gain the technical depth required to actively design a secure network in your organization. This program will be akin to learning math instead of just using a calculator. This course gives you the fundamental understanding of the true construct of data transfer, network technologies, software technologies so that you understand how networks operate, understand what software is automating and how to analyze the subject material.

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.

CND - Certified Network Defender Certification

CND credential Exam Prefix: 312-38 (ECC EXAM)

CND - Certified Network Defender Outline

1. Computer Network Defense Fundamentals 2. Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks 3. Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Perimeter Appliances 4. Secure Firewall Configuration, Deployment and Management 5. Secure IDS Configuration and Management 6. Secure VPN Configuration and Management 7. Designing a Secure Network 8. Network Traffic Signatures and Analysis 9. Monitoring and Securing Network Traffic 10. Network Vulnerability Scanning 11. Host/System Security 12. Physical Security 13. Designing and Implementation of Network Security Policies 14. Network Incident Response and Management 15. Network Backup and Disaster Recovery 16. Wireless Network Defense

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