CND- Certified Network Defender

CND- Certified Network Defender

Course overview

Certified Network Defender (CND) is a vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security certification training program. It is a skills-based, lab intensive program based on a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework presented by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The course has also been mapped to global job roles and responsibilities and the Department of Defense (DoD) job roles for system/network administrators. The course is designed and developed after extensive market research and surveys.

Target audience

Network Administrators

Network security Administrators

Network Security Engineer

Network Defense Technicians

CND Analyst

Security Analyst

Security Operator

Anyone who involves in network operations


The program prepares network administrators on network security technologies and operations to attain Defense-in-Depth network security preparedness. It covers the protect, detect and respond approach to network security. The course contains hands-on labs, based on major network security tools and techniques which will provide network administrators real-world expertise on current network security technologies and operations. The study-kit provides you with over 10 GB of network security best practices, assessments and protection tools. The kit also contains templates for various network policies and a large number of white papers for additional learning.


Should be well-versed in cybersecurity fundamentals.

Certification info

Exam code: 312-38

The number of questions: 100 |Duration: 4 Hours | Scores can range from 60% to 85%.

ECC Exam | Test Format: Interactive Multiple Choice Questions