Certified Network Defender (CND)
The Certified Network Defender (CND) focuses on building the skills of Network Administrators trained in protecting, detecting, and responding to the system network. This is a skills-based program and also the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE)’s cybersecurity education framework. Moreover, this course has been mapped to global job roles and to the Department of Defense (DoD) job roles for system or network administrators.
The Certified Network Defender course provides a detailed understanding and hands-on knowledge to function in real-life situations that involves network defense. It helps to gain the technical depth needed to actively design a secure network in your organization.
Practical knowledge on protecting, detecting, and responding to the network attacks. Learning of network defense fundamentals, application of network security controls, perimeter appliances, protocols, VPN, secure IDS, and firewall configuration. The course has hands-on labs, which is actually a lab-intensive program, based on major network security tools and techniques that provide network administrators the real-world expertise on existing network security technologies and operations.
What Will I Learn?
- Finding vulnerabilities and addressing them appropriately to strengthen the networks and systems of any organization.
- Understanding of network defense fundamentals, application of network security controls, perimeter appliances, protocols, VPN, secure IDS, and firewall configuration.
- Skills for details of network traffic signature, analyzing and scanning of vulnerability helping to design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans.
- Builds the necessary skills of IT professionals helping to foster a resilient system and continuity of operations when they are exposed to cyber-attacks.