• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Classroom
Course Description

Certified Network Defender (CND) is designed to help IT professionals play an active role in protecting digital business assets. This course equips students to detect and respond to cyberthreats, while leveraging threat intelligence to predict them. This course is designed to help organizations create and deploy comprehensive network defense systems. The program prepares network administrators to
identify what areas need to be reviewed and tested for security vulnerabilities and how to reduce,
prevent, and mitigate risks in the network.

Learning Objectives

Successful completion of this course will enable students to:

  • Recognize network security management, policies, and procedures
  • Apply data security techniques
  • Deploy risk assessment tools
  • Recognize the indicators of compromise, attack, and exposures (IoC, IoA, IoE)
  • Establish network authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA)

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Operations
  • Cyber Operational Planning
  • Threat Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management