Certified Network Defender (CND)


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Certified Network Defender (CND)

This instructor led, online training course, students will gain a detailed understanding and hands on ability to function in real life situations involving network defense. They will gain the technical depth required to actively design a secure network in your organization. This online training course prepares network administrators on network security technologies and covers the protect, detect and respond approach to network security.

Exam: 312-38 CND


Ryan Lindfield, CCNP, CISSP, CND, CEH

Course Information

Skills Learned

By the end of this course, students will have a better understanding of:

  • Network security threats
  • How to design a secure network
  • How to scan and find vulnerabilities
  • Network response and disaster recovery

Who Should Attend This Course

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineers
  • Network Defense Technicians
  • CND Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Operator
  • Any student looking to gain their CND certification or who’s involved in network operations


None, but we recommend that students:

  • Complete CompTIA Network+ or Security+, or have equivalent knowledge
  • Understand cyber security fundamentals

Course Outline

  • 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


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