Certified Network Defender (CND) v3 Certification Training

Course 2032

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Sandbox: Yes
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

In this Certified Network Defender (CND) v3 training course, you will prepare to pass the EC-Council CND exam and learn the tactical skills needed to design and manage a secure network. You will 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.

EC-Council's Certified Network Defender (CND) training course is a comprehensive program designed to provide IT professionals with the skills and knowledge to effectively protect, detect, and respond to network security threats. The course focuses on the latest tools and techniques for network defense, emphasizing a holistic and proactive approach to securing modern network environments.

Passing the CND Certification Exam meets U.S. DoD Directive 8140/8570.01 Technical (IAT) Level-I, Technical (IAT) Level-II, Management (IAM) Level-I, and CSSP Infrastructure Support.

Certified Network Defender (CND) v3 Training Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

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Certified Network Defender (CND) v3 Training Course Information

In this CND Certification training, you will learn how to:

  • Understand how to develop and implement security policies and procedures.
  • Learn best practices for designing and implementing secure network architecture.
  • Gain insight into threat intelligence sources and techniques.
  • Utilize the latest tools and techniques for monitoring network activity.
  • Address the unique challenges of securing wireless networks and mobile devices.


You should have basic network and host operations knowledge and experience commensurate with one to five years of network, host, or application administration.

Certification Information

  • This course includes a voucher to take the CND exam.
  • You can request your voucher from Learning Tree any time after completing the course.

Certified Network Defender (CND) v3 Training Outline

  • Module 01: Network Attacks and Defense Strategies
  • Module 02 Administrative Network Security
  • Module 03: Technical Network Security
  • Module 04 Network Perimeter Security
  • Module 05 Endpoint Security-Windows Systems
  • Module 06 Endpoint Security-Linux Systems
  • Module 07 Endpoint Security- Mobile Devices
  • Module 08 Endpoint Security-IoT Devices
  • Module 09 Administrative Application Security
  • Module 10: Data Security
  • Module 11: Enterprise Virtual Network Security
  • Module 12: Enterprise Cloud Security
  • Module 13: Wireless Network Security
  • Module 14: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  • Module 15: Network Logs Monitoring and Analysis
  • Module 16 Incident Response and Forensic Investigation
  • Module 17 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Module 18 Risk Anticipation with Risk Management
  • Module 19 Threat Assessment with Attack Surface Analysis
  • Module 20 Threat Prediction with Cyber Threat Intelligence

Certified Network Defender (CND) v3 On-Demand Training Outline

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

Configuring wireless security

  • Choosing secure and scalable protocols
  • Testing wireless security

Monitoring and managing defenses

  • Installing patches for hardening
  • Analyzing logs

Preventing malware infestations

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

Evaluating baselines and monitoring

  • Patching and remediating hosts
  • Investigating types of authentication and authorization
  • Enforcing centralized access controls

Restricting access with a firewall

  • Designing the DMZ
  • Implementing deep inspection and filters

Encrypting data with a VPN

  • Selecting secure protocols
  • Authenticating encryption endpoints
  • Monitoring traffic
  • Deploying IDS and IPS
  • Examining forensic artifacts

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Certified Network Defender (CND) v3 Training FAQs

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

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

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