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EC-Council CND Certification – Who It’s For & What You Learn

EC-Council CND Certification – Who It’s For & What You Learn

October 7, 2016 in EC-Council / by Centriq Training

What is CND Certification?

Certified Network Defender (CND) is a vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security certification program that prepares you with network security technologies and operations to achieve defense-in-depth objectives.

More information about the CND Program and training class is available here.

Who is CND for?

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineers
  • Network Defense Technicians
  • CND Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Operator
  • Anyone who is involved in Network Operations

What will you learn?

  • Various network security controls, protocols and devices.
  • You will be able to determine appropriate location for IDS/IPS sensors, tuning IDS for false positives and false negatives and configurations to harden security through IDPS technologies.
  • You will able troubleshoot you network for various network problems.
  • Implement secure VPN implementation for your organization.
  • Identify various threats on organization’s network, identify various threats to wireless networks and learn how to mitigate them.
  • You’ll learn to design and implement various security polices for your organization.
  • You will be able to monitor and conduct signature analysis to detect various types of attacks and policy violation activities.
  • Learn the importance of physical security and be able to determine and implement various physical security controls for your organization.
  • Perform risk assessment, vulnerability assessment/scanning through various scanning tools and generate detailed reports on it. Also, you will be able to harden security of various hosts individually in your organization’s network.
  • You will be able to identify the critical data, choose appropriate backup method, media and technique to perform successful backup of organization’s data on regular basis.
  • Choose appropriate firewall solution, topology, and configurations to harden security through firewall.
  • Provide first response to the network security incident and assist IRT team and forensics investigation team in dealing with an incident.

What job roles need CND specific skills?


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