Certified Network Defender

Certified Network Defender

The Certified Network Defender (CND) course is a vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security certification training program that prepares Network Administrators on network security technologies and operations to attain Defence-in-Depth network security skills. 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.

Target Audience

  • Network Administrators
  • Network Security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineers
  • Network Defence Technicians
  • Security Analysts
  • Security Operators
  • Anyone who is involved in network operations


  • The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course is as follows:
  • Fundamental knowledge of Networking Concepts.

Course Objectives

You will learn how to protect, detect and respond to network attacks. You will learn network defence fundamentals, the application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration. You will then learn the intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning which will help you when you design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans. These skills will help you foster resiliency and continuity of operations during attacks.