Certified Network Defender (CND) is a vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security certification training program offered by EC Council. The training is a skills-based, lab intensive program that is based on a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework.

The program prepares trainees on network security technologies and operations to attain in-depth network security preparedness. It covers all elements related to protecting, detecting and responding in terms of network security. The course covers major network security tools and techniques which provide network administrators real world expertise on current network security technologies and operations. The course material provides detailed network security best practices, assessments and protection tools. The kit also contains templates for various network policies  leading to additional learning.


Who is it For?

  • Network Administrators
  • Network security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Technicians
  • Network Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Anyone who involves in network operations


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


About the Exam

Exam Name: CND (312-38) Exam

Number of Questions: 100

Test Duration: 4 Hours

Test Format: Interactive Multiple Choice Questions

Test Delivery: ECC Exam