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The Certified Network Defender will help you enhance your knowledge in cyber-security core principles and practices. If you’ve aspired or had an interest in network security technologies, this course is the perfect choice.  It is a comprehensive training in network security training that has been developed after substantial market research. The course will cover in-depth network security preparedness. The course will teach you to detect, protect and respond to network security with the Certified Network Defender.

The course is extensive and covers a range of key modules such computer network and defence fundamentals, physical security, host security, network security policy design and implementation and data backup and recovery. Each module is discussed in-depth ensuring learners gain a firm understanding of incident handling and response.

Certified Network Defender is designed to give you practical, hands-on skills and experience on major network security techniques and tools that provide real-world solutions in network security operations and technologies.  Qualifying in this course will open the door to gaining multiple job opportunities in the network security field.

01: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals.
02: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks.
03: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices.
04: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation.
05: Physical Security.
06: Host Security.
07: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management.
08: Secure IDS Configuration and Management.
09: Secure VPN Configuration and Management.
10: Wireless Network Defense.
11: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis.
12: Network Risk and Vulnerability Management.
13: Data Backup and Recovery.
14: Network Incident Response and Management.

Why consider learning at Study 365?

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills as never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date and relevant, affordable, will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equal what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is suitable for network administrators, network security administrators, network security engineers, CND analysts, security analysts and security operators.

Method of Assessment

In order to successfully complete the Certified Network Defender, learners have to sit for the EC-Council exam that demonstrates academic rigour and real-world applicability. Learners are expected to maintain high integrity by achieving the relevant test score. 

  • Exam title: CND
  • Exam code: 312-38
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Test Format: Interactive Multiple-Choice Questions


Successful learners will be awarded the Certified Network Defender by EC-Council Certified.

Awarding Body

EC-Council is a global leader in creating information security trainings and certification programmes. EC-Council operates in 145 countries and is widely recognised for developing Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Security Analyst amongst a range of courses and programmes. They are proud to have trained information security professionals globally and influenced the mindset of organisations around the world. Their primary goal is to certify individuals and organisations in information security skills.

College Name Study 365
Course Category Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Cavan, Ireland
Course Fee 1749
Entry Requirements Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT Learners must have minimum of 2 years work experience in cyber-security An understanding of cyber-security fundamentals
Career Path Network Security Administrators Network Administrators System Administrators Network Security Engineers CND Analysts Security Analysts
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New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London. EC2M 1NH, United Kingdom, Cavan, United Kingdom

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