Certified Network Defender (CND) Certification Training

Level: Intermediate
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In this Certified Network Defender (CND) training course, you will get prepped to pass the EC-Council CND 312-38 exam and learn the tactical skills needed to design and manage a secure network. Gain a solid understanding of defensive security and hands-on capability to handle all types of network defense. You will learn to ensure data security, properly configure networking technologies, and install defensive software to enhance confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Included in your course tuition is an EC-Council CND exam voucher that enables you to take the exam via ProctorU.

The network is the front line in the cyber security war, and network administrators need to be ready to defend it. Get certified with EC-Council's Certified Network Defender (CND) certification and demonstrate you have a solid foundation of network security and the tactical expertise to secure data and build defenses in an enterprise network.

Key Features of this Certified Network Defender (CND) Training:

  • Official EC-Council Curriculum
  • Exam voucher included in course tuition
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit

You Will Learn How To:

  • Install, configure, and manage network security controls and devices
  • Design, implement, and monitor security policies
  • Harden hosts to secure them against intrusions
  • Implement and configure VNPs and wireless network technologies
  • Perform risk, threat, and vulnerability assessments


CPE 29 Credits

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On Demand + Instructor Coaching

  • On-demand CND training modules (1-year access)
  • 2 hours of one-on-one after-course instructor coaching
  • Pre-configured EC-Council iLabs (6-month access)
  • Exam voucher included
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CND On-Demand Course Information

  • Requirements

    • Basic network and host operations knowledge and experience commensurate with one to five years of network, host, or application administration
  • Lab Bundle Available

    • Reinforce your skills while practicing the CND exam objectives with CYBRScore Lab Bundles: Network Essentials Labs
  • Certification Information

    • This course includes a voucher to take the CND exam via ProctorU
    • You can request your voucher from Learning Tree at any time after you complete the course

CND On-Demand Course Outline

  • Network Defender Fundamentals

    Classifying threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks

    • Reducing risk
    • Identifying and assessing measures

    Designing and implementing security policies

    • Understanding the hierarchy of security policies
    • Enforcing and promoting policies effectively
  • Deploying Security Devices

    Configuring wireless security

    • Choosing secure and scalable protocols
    • Testing wireless security

    Monitoring and managing defenses

    • Installing patches for hardening
    • Analyzing logs
  • Implementing Host Security

    Preventing malware infestations

    • Hardening Systems
    • Defending with antivirus and whitelists
    • Managing configuration

    Evaluating baselines and monitoring

    • Patching and remediating hosts
    • Investigating types of authentication and authorization
    • Enforcing centralized access controls
  • Securing the Network Perimeter

    Restricting access with a firewall

    • Designing the DMZ
    • Implementing deep inspection and filters

    Encrypting data with a VPN

    • Selecting secure protocols
    • Authenticating encryption endpoints
  • Responding to Incidents

    • Monitoring traffic
    • Deploying IDS and IPS
    • Examining forensic artifacts

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CND Training FAQs

  • How do I become a Certified Network Defender (CND)?

    Upon successful completion of the third-party exam, attendees will obtain their EC-Council CND Certification.

  • How do I take the EC-Council Certified Network Defender exam?

    Taken via EC-Council Exam Portal and ProctorU; formally called EC-Council Network Security Administrators (ENSA). 

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