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Certified Network Defender (CND) Complete Training Course

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 program based on the security education framework and work role task analysis presented by the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) as well as a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The course has also been mapped to global job roles and to the Department of Defense (DoD) job roles for system/network administrators.

The program prepares network administrators how to identify what parts of an organization need to be reviewed and tested for security vulnerabilities and how to reduce, prevent, and mitigate risks in the network. CND covers the protect, detect, respond and predict approach to network security.

About the Certified Network Defender Course

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

More than 50% of the CND course contains hands-on labs dedicated to helping students learn practical skills in live ranges designed to cover domains such as Network Defense Management, Network Perimeter Protection, Endpoint Protection, Application and Data Protection, Enterprise Virtual, Cloud, and Wireless Network Protection, Incident Detection and response and Threat Prediction which will provide network administrators real world expertise that can be applied to current network security technologies and operations.

Covers Modern and Advanced Network Security Requirements

  • Enterprise Mobile Device Security
  • Enterprise IoT Device Security
  • Cloud Security
  • Virtual Network Security
  • SDN Security
  • NFV Security
  • Docker Security

  • Container Security
  • Kubernetes Security
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Threat Hunting
  • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
  • Extended detection and response (XDR)
  • User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA)

Passing Score

In order to maintain the high integrity of our certifications exams, EC-Council Exams are provided in multiple forms (I.e. different question banks). Each form is carefully analyzed through beta testing with an appropriate sample group under the purview of a committee of subject matter experts that ensure that each of our exams not only has academic rigor but also has “real world” applicability. We also have a process to determine the difficulty rating of each question. The individual rating then contributes to an overall “Cut Score” for each exam form. To ensure each form has equal assessment standards, cut scores are set on a “per exam form” basis. Depending on which exam form is challenged, cut scores can range from 60% to 78%.

Exam Prefix: 312-38 (ECC EXAM)

Number of Questions: 100

Test Duration: 4 Hours

Test Format: Multiple Choice

Test Delivery: ECC Exam

  • Security Analyst III
  • Cyber Security Analyst, Senior
  • Cyber Security Analyst, Principal
  • Vulnerability Analyst, Principal
  • Security Analyst II
  • Security Analyst I
  • Network Administrator
  • Staff Network Engineer

  • Information Systems Security Manager
  • Mid Level Penetration Tester
  • Staff Network Engineer
  • Sr. Digital Forensics Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Linux System Administrator
  • Cybersecurity Engineer II Red Team

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Explore what is included with each of our training packages:

Don’t just take a class. Join a program.

The Network Defender Program includes the complete Ethical Hacker Core Skills (EHCS) course including e-courseware, labs, and exam.

  • Live Course Delivered by an EC-Council Master Trainer
  • Official Printed Courseware (U.S. only)
  • Online Labs (6 months access)
  • Online Exam Prep Program
  • Certification Exam
  • Exam Retake – 1qty
  • CND On-Demand Course (1 year access)

Included:

The Network Defender Program includes the complete Ethical Hacker Core Skills (EHCS) course including labs: In this course you will learn the core skills to build a solid security foundation. You will examine in detail the traffic that traverses the network at the packet and binary level. You will build a solid knowledge of the lowest layers of the network. In the course, you will conduct extensive hands-on exercises. You will learn to master the TCP/IP protocol. You will learn essential UNIX and Linux survival skills that separate you from the many security professionals who are Windows centric.

This learning option includes the CND course as well as one year of unlimited access to EC-Council’s library of on-demand certification courses

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On-Demand Training Includes:

  • CND Online Self-Paced Streaming Video Course (1 year access)
  • E-Courseware
  • CyberQ Labs (6 months)
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Certification Exam

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