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Certified Network Defender (CND)

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 presented by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The course has also been mapped to global job roles and responsibilities and the Department of Defense (DoD) job roles for system/network administrators. The course is designed and developed after extensive market research and surveys.

Course # Course Contents Exam # Exam Regular Track
(days)

312-38

Certified Network Defender (CND) 312-38 CND 5
  Total 5
  • Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals.
  • Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks.
  • Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices.
  • Network Security Policy Design and Implementation.
  • Physical Security.
  • Host Security.
  • Secure Firewall Configuration and Management.
  • Secure IDS Configuration and Management.
  • Secure VPN Configuration and Management.
  • Wireless Network Defense.
  • Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis.
  • Network Risk and Vulnerability Management.
  • Data Backup and Recovery.
  • Network Incident Response and Management.
  • Network Administrators
  • Network security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Defense Technicians
  • CND Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Operator
  • Anyone