Course Outline

Certified Network Defender


30 Hours




Certified Network Defender CND v2 provides a comprehensive approach to effectively deal with security issues in today’s modern network, which includes:

  • Maps to NICE 2.0 Framework
  • Modern Network Security Technologies and Techniques
  • Hands-on Approach to Learning
  • Enhanced Threat Prediction Focus
  • Covers the Latest Tools

Target Audience

CNDv2 is for those who work in the network administration/cybersecurity domain in the capacity of Network Administrator/Engineer, Network Security Administrator/Engineer/Analyst, Cybersecurity Engineer, Security Analyst, Network Defense Technician, Security Operator. CNDv2 is for all cybersecurity operations roles and anyone who looking to want to build their career in cybersecurity.


Ethical Hacking or equivalent knowledge

Skills Gained

  1. Network security management
  2. Network security policies and procedures
  3. Windows and Linux security administration
  4. Mobile and IoT device security
  5. Data security techniques
  6. Virtualization technology security
  7. Cloud and wireless security
  8. Risk assessment tools
  9. Basics of first response and forensics
  10. Indicators of Compromise, Attack, and Exposures (IoC, IoA, IoE)
  11. Threat intelligence capabilities
  12. Log management
  13. Endpoint security
  14. Firewall solutions
  15. IDS/IPS technologies
  16. Network Authentication, Authorization, Accounting (AAA)

Certificate and Exam

312-38 (ECC EXAM)

Topics Covered

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 Network Security

Module 13: Enterprise 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