• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course is designed to provide Network Administrators the skills and knowledge to protect, detect and mitigate network attacks. Participants will be prepared to take and pass the EC|Council CND exam.

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to provide Network Administrators the skills and knowledge to protect, detect and mitigate network attacks. The participant of this course will be ready to take and pass the EC|Council CND exam.

Module 01: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals

  • Network Fundamentals
  • Network Components
  • TCP/IP Networking Basics
  • TCP/IP Protocol Stack
  • IP Addressing
  • Computer Network Defense (CND) Fundamentals
  • CND Triad, Process, Actions, and Approaches

Module 02: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks

  • Basics of Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
  • Network security Concerns
  • Network Reconnaissance Attacks
  • Network Access Attacks
  • DoS and DDoS
  • Malware Attacks
  • Viruses

Module 03: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices

  • Network Security Controls
  • User Identification, Authentication, Authorization and Accounting
  • Security Policy
  • Network Security Devices
  • Network Security Protocols

Module 04: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation

  • What is a Security Policy
  • Internet Access Policies
  • Types of Information Security Policy
  • Types of Information Security Standards

Module 05: Physical Security

  • Physical Security
  • Access Control Authentication Techniques
  • Physical Security Controls
  • Workplace and Personnel Security
  • Awareness training and assessments

Module 06: Host Security

  • Host and OS Security
  • Linux Security
  • Securing Network Servers
  • Hardening Routers and Switches
  • Application/Software Security
  • Data and Virtualization Security

Module 07: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management

  • Firewalls and Concerns
  • Firewall Technologies and Topologies
  • Firewall Rule Set
  • Implementation and Administration
  • Logging and Auditing

Module 08: Secure IDS Configuration and Management

  • Intrusions and IDPS
  • IDS types and Implementation
  • IDS Deployment Strategies and Alerts
  • IPS
  • IDPS Product Selection
  • IDS Counterparts

Module 09: Secure VPN Configuration and Management

  • Understanding Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • VPN Components and Concentrators
  • VPN Types and Categories
  • VPN Topologies and Flaws
  • VPN Security

Module 10: Wireless Network Defense

  • Terminologies and Wireless Networks
  • Standards and Topologies
  • Components of Wireless Network
  • Encryption WEP vs. WPA vs. WPA2
  • Authentication
  • Network Threats
  • Bluetooth Threats
  • Wireless Network Security

Module 11: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis

Module 12: Network Risk and Vulnerability Management

Module 13: Data Backup and Recovery

Module 14: Network Incident Response and Management

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

  • Network Services
  • Systems Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition