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Learn to protect, detect, and respond to network attacks, using hands-on labs based on the NICE framework.

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This is a self-paced online 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 a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE).

The program prepares network administrators on network security technologies and operations to attain Defense-in-Depth network security preparedness. It covers the protect, detect and respond approach to network security. The course contains hands-on labs, based on major network security tools and techniques which will provide network administrators real-world expertise on current network security technologies and operations.

Training includes:

  • Instructor-led, streaming video training modules – 1-year access
  • Official EC-Council e-courseware – 1-year access
  • iLabs, virtual lab platform – 6 months access
  • Certification Exam Voucher
  • Certificate of Attendance

Course outline:

Module 1: Computer network and defense fundamentals response & handling

Module 2: Network security threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks

Module 3: Network security controls, protocols, and devices

Module 4: Network security policy design and implementation

Module 5: Physical security

Module 6: Host security

Module 7: Secure firewall configuration and management

Module 8: Secure IDS configuration and management

Module 9: Secure VPN configuration and management

Module 10: Wireless network defense

Module 11: Network traffic monitoring and analysis

Module 12: Network risk and vulnerability management

Module 13: Data backup and recovery

Module 14: Network incident response and management

Who is it for:

  • Network administrators
  • Network security administrators
  • Network security engineer
  • Network defense technicians
  • CND analyst
  • Security analyst
  • Security operator
  • Anyone who involves in network operations

Prerequisites: none


Eric Reed has over 18 years of experience in the IT consulting and training field, specializing in security since 2005. He has consulted and delivered certification and customized training to all branches of the U.S. Military, and for many Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, including: FBI, DCMA, SAIC, EPA, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, Best Buy, Target, Mayo Clinic, Medtronic, Blue Cross, Wells Fargo, US Bank, NASA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, General Mills, Proctor and Gamble, AT&T,and Verizon, to name a few.

Duration: Total Training: 40 hours or 5 full-day sessions

Presented in partnership with EC-Council

EC-Council is one of the world’s largest cybersecurity and business technology certification bodies. Selected for their strong reputation in security, EC-Council has trained the Pentagon on cybersecurity and work with governments, industry and educational institutions globally on their cybersecurity initiatives.

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For enquiries or more information please contact:

Nicole Hurtubise

Senior Program Manager, Training and Product Marketing


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