CND – Certified Network Defender

Our 5-day instructor-led EC Council CND (Certified Network Defender) certification training located in Washington, DC Metro, Tysons Corner, VA, Columbia, MD or Live Online is a vendor-neutral network security certification program. The skills-based course centers around job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework as presented by NICE. The goal of this certification program is to prepare network administrators on network security technologies and operations to attain Defense-in-Depth network security preparedness.

At the completion of this course, participants will learn the following:

  • To protect, detect and respond to network attacks
  • Network defense fundamentals
  • The application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration
  • The intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning


CND – Certified Network Defender

12/13/21 - 12/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
12/13/21 - 12/17/21 (5 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST



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Course Outline

Module 01: Network Attacks and Defense Strategies
Module 02: Administrative Network Security
Module 03: Technical Network Security
Module 04: Network Perimeter Security
Module 05: Endpoint Security-Windows Systems
Module 06: Endpoint Security-Linux Systems
Module 07: Endpoint Security- Mobile Devices
Module 08: Endpoint Security-IoT Devices
Module 09: Administrative Application Security
Module 10: Data Security
Module 11: Enterprise Virtual Network Security
Module 12: Enterprise Cloud Network Security
Module 13: Enterprise Wireless Network Security
Module 14: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
Module 15: Network Logs Monitoring and Analysis
Module 16: Incident Response and Forensic Investigation
Module 17: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Module 18: Risk Anticipation with Risk Management
Module 19: Threat Assessment with Attack Surface Analysis
Module 20: Threat Prediction with Cyber Threat Intelligence

Exam Information

CND Certification Exam Details

Number of Questions: 100

Test Duration: 4 hours

Test Format: Multiple Choice

Test Delivery: ECC EXAM Passing Score: 60% to 85%

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