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EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND)

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 25/07/2024   English

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Duration

5 Days

30 CPD hours

Overview

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 you with over 10 GB of network security best practices, assessments and protection tools. The kit also contains templates for various network policies and a large number of white papers for additional learning.

Description

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.

1 - Network Attacks and Defense Strategies
  • Explain essential terminologies related to network security attacks
  • Describe the various examples of network-level attack techniques
  • Describe the various examples of application-level attack techniques
  • Describe the various examples of social engineering attack technique
  • Describe the various examples of email attack techniques
  • Describe the various examples of mobile device-specific attack techniques
  • Describe the various examples of cloud-specific attack techniques
  • Describe the various examples of wireless network-specific attack techniques
  • Describe Attackers Hacking Methodologies and Frameworks
  • Understand fundamental goal, benefits, and challenges in network defense
  • Explain Continual/Adaptive security strategy
  • Explain defense-in-depth security strategy
2 - Administrative Network Security
  • Learn to obtain compliance with regulatory framework and standards
  • Discuss various Regulatory Frameworks, Laws, and Acts
  • Learn to design and develop security policies
  • Learn to conduct different type security and awareness training
  • Learn to implement other administrative security measures
3 - Technical Network Security
  • Discuss access control principles, terminologies, and models
  • Redefine the Access Control in Todays Distributed and Mobile Computing World
  • Discuss Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Discuss cryptographic security techniques
  • Discuss various cryptographic algorithms
  • Discuss security benefits of network segmentation techniques
  • Discuss various essential network security solutions
  • Discuss various essential network security protocols
4 - Network Perimeter Security
  • Understand firewall security concerns, capabilities, and limitations
  • Understand different types of firewall technologies and their usage
  • Understand firewall topologies and their usage
  • Distinguish between hardware, software, host, network, internal, and external firewalls
  • Select firewalls based on its deep traffic inspection capability
  • Discuss firewall implementation and deployment process
  • Discuss recommendations and best practices for secure firewall Implementation and deployment
  • Discuss firewall administration concepts
  • Understand role, capabilities, limitations, and concerns in IDS deployment
  • Discuss IDS classification
  • Discuss various components of ID
  • Discuss effective deployment of network and host-based IDS
  • Learn to how to deal with false positive and false negative IDS/IPS alerts
  • Discuss the considerations for selection of an appropriate IDS/IPS solutions
  • Discuss various NIDS and HIDS Solutions with their intrusion detection capabilities
  • Snort
  • Discuss router and switch security measures, recommendations, and best practices
  • Leverage Zero Trust Model Security using Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP)
5 - Endpoint Security-Windows Systems
  • Understand Window OS and Security Concerns
  • Discuss Windows Security Components
  • Discuss Various Windows Security Features
  • Discuss Windows Security Baseline Configurations
  • Discuss Windows User Account and Password Management
  • Discuss Windows Patch Management
  • Discuss User Access Management
  • Windows OS Security Hardening Techniques
  • Discuss Windows Active Directory Security Best Practices
  • Discuss Windows Network Services and Protocol Security
6 - Endpoint Security-Linux Systems
  • Understand Linux OS and security concerns
  • Discuss Linux Installation and Patching
  • Discuss Linux OS Hardening Techniques
  • Discuss Linux User Access and Password Management
  • Discuss Linux Network Security and Remote Access
  • Discuss Various Linux Security Tools and Frameworks
7 - Endpoint Security- Mobile Devices
  • Common Mobile Usage Policies in Enterprises
  • Discuss Security Risk and Guidelines associated with Enterprises mobile usage policies
  • Discuss and implement various enterprise-level mobile security management
  • Solutions
  • Discuss and implement general security guidelines and best practices on Mobile
  • platforms
  • Discuss Security guidelines and tools for Android devices
  • Discuss Security guidelines and tools for iOS device
8 - Endpoint Security-IoT Devices
  • Understanding IoT Devices, their need and Application Areas
  • Understanding IoT Ecosystem and Communication models
  • Understand Security Challenges and risks associated with IoT-enabled environments
  • Discuss the security in IoT-enabled environments
  • Discuss Security Measures for IoT enabled IT Environments
  • Discuss IoT Security Tools and Best Practices
  • Discuss and refer various standards, Initiatives and Efforts for IoT Security
9 - Administrative Application Security
  • Discuss and implement Application Whitelisting and Blacklisting
  • Discuss and implement application Sandboxing
  • Discuss and implement Application Patch Management
  • Discuss and implement Web Application Firewall (WAF)
10 - Data Security
  • Understand data security and its importance
  • Discuss the implementation of data access controls
  • Discuss the implementation of Encryption of Data at rest
  • Discuss the implementation of Encryption of Data at transit
  • Discuss Data Masking Concepts
  • Discuss data backup and retention
  • Discuss Data Destruction Concepts
  • Data Loss Prevention Concepts
11 - Enterprise Virtual Network Security
  • Discuss the evolution of network and security management concept in modern Virtualized IT Environments
  • Understand Virtualization Essential Concepts
  • Discus Network Virtualization (NV) Security
  • Discuss SDN Security
  • Discuss Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Security
  • Discus OS Virtualization Security
  • Discuss Security Guidelines, Recommendations and Best Practices for Containers
  • Discuss Security Guidelines, Recommendations and Best practices for Dockers
  • Discuss Security Guidelines, Recommendations and Best Practices for Kubernetes
12 - Enterprise Cloud Security
  • Understand Cloud Computing Fundamentals
  • Understanding the Insights of Cloud Security
  • Evaluate CSP for Security before Consuming Cloud Service
  • Discuss security in Amazon Cloud (AWS)
  • Discuss security in Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Discuss security in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Discuss general security best practices and tools for cloud security
13 - Wireless Network Security
  • Understand wireless network fundamentals
  • Understand wireless network encryption mechanisms
  • Understand wireless network authentication methods
  • Discuss and implement wireless network security measures
14 - Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  • Understand the need and advantages of network traffic monitoring
  • Setting up the environment for network monitoring
  • Determine baseline traffic signatures for normal and suspicious network traffic
  • Perform network monitoring and analysis for suspicious traffic using Wireshark
  • Discuss network performance and bandwidth monitoring tools and techniques
15 - Network Logs Monitoring and Analysis
  • Understand logging concepts
  • Discuss log monitoring and analysis on Windows systems
  • Discuss log monitoring and analysis on Linux
  • Discuss log monitoring and analysis on Mac
  • Discuss log monitoring and analysis in Firewall
  • Discuss log monitoring and analysis in Routers
  • Discuss log monitoring and analysis on Web Servers
  • Discuss centralized log monitoring and analysis
16 - Incident Response and Forensic Investigation
  • Understand incident response concept
  • Understand the role of first responder in incident response
  • Discuss Dos and Dont in first response
  • Describe incident handling and response process
  • Describe forensics investigation process
17 - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Introduction to Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) concepts
  • Discuss BC/DR Activities
  • Explain Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
  • Discuss BC/DR Standards
18 - Discuss BC/DR Standards
  • Understand risk management concepts
  • Learn to manage risk though risk management program
  • Learn different Risk Management Frameworks (RMF)
  • Learn to manage vulnerabilities through vulnerability management program
  • Learn vulnerability Assessment and Scanning
19 - Threat Assessment with Attack Surface Analysis
  • Understand the attack surface concepts
  • Learn to understand and visualize your attack surface
  • Learn to identify Indicators of Exposures (IoE)
  • Learn to perform attack simulation
  • Learn to reduce the attack surface
  • Discuss attack surface analysis specific to Cloud and IoT
20 - Threat Prediction with Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Understand role of cyber threat intelligence in network defense
  • Understand the types of threat Intelligence
  • Understand the Indicators of Threat Intelligence: Indicators of Compromise (IoCs) and Indicators of Attack (IoA)
  • Understand the layers of Threat Intelligence
  • Learn to leverage/consume threat intelligence for proactive defense
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

FAQ for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) Course

Available Delivery Options for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training.
  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
  • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
  • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
  • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
How many CPD hours does the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training provide?

The 5 day. EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training course give you up to 30 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

Is the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training appropriate for someone learning to use CND in a professional environment?

Yes the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) is appropriate for someone looking to use CND in a professional workspace or environment. But do make sure to note any prerequisites, read the course outline to ensure it is the right fit for you or your teams requirements and preferences.

What is the correct audience for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training?

Network Administrators Network security Administrators Network Security Engineer Network Defense Technicians CND Analyst 'security Analyst 'security Operator Anyone who involves in network operations

Do you provide training for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND).

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND). This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) program.

The EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training takes place over 5 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND)?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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