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

The CND certification program focuses on training Network Administrators to protect, detect, respond to, and predict threats on the network. This builds upon the typical knowledge and skills of Network Administrators in network components, traffic, performance and utilization, network topology, system locations, and security policies.

Learning Objectives

Understanding network security management
Establishing network security policies and procedures
Windows and Linux security administration
Setting up mobile and IoT device security
Implementing data security techniques on networks
Embedding virtualization technology security
Determining cloud and wireless security
Deploying and using risk assessment tools
Learn basics of first response and forensics
Understanding indicators of Compromise, Attack, and Exposures (IoC, IoA, IoE)
Building threat intelligence capabilities
Establishing and monitoring log management
Implementing endpoint security
Configuring optimum firewall solutions
Understanding and using IDS/IPS technologies
Establishing Network Authentication, Authorization, 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
  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • All-Source Analysis
  • Collection Operations
  • Cyber Investigation