Certified Network Defender Course overview

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 Cyber security education framework by the National Initiative of Cyber Security 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 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. The study-kit provides over 10 GB of network security best practices, assessments and protection tools. The kit also contains templates for various network policies and white papers for additional learning.

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Duration: 5 Days
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What you will learn

  • Lesson 1: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals Response & Handling
  • Lesson 2: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
  • Lesson 3: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices
  • Lesson 4: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation
  • Lesson 5: Physical Security
  • Lesson 6: Host Security
  • Lesson 7: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management
  • Lesson 8: Secure IDS Configuration and Management
  • Lesson 9: Secure VPN Configuration and Management
  • Lesson 10: Wireless Network Defense
  • Lesson 11: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  • Lesson 12: Network Risk and Vulnerability Management
  • Lesson 13: Data Backup and Recovery
  • Lesson 14: Network Incident Response and Management

Basic computer skills

CompTIA A+ (IT Technician)

CompTIA N+ (Network Administration)

CompTIA S+ (Security+)

FULL COURSE OUTLINE

Module 01: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals

Module 02: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks

Module 03: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices

Module 04: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation

Module 05: Physical Security

Module 06: Host Security

Module 07: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management

Module 08: Secure IDS Configuration and Management

Module 09: 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

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