MyPage is a personalized page based on your interests.The page is customized to help you to find content that matters you the most.

I'm not curious

CND - Certified Network Defender Certification

Course Summary

A report by Frost & Sullivan predicts that there will be a global shortage of 1.5 million cyber security professionals by 2020!So, if you want to launch or advance your career as a certified network defender, sign up for Simplilearn's Certified Network Defender course accredited by EC-Council online training today!

  • +

    Course Syllabus

    Course preview


    Module 01: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals

    Network Fundamentals

    Network Components

    TCP/IP Networking Basics

    TCP/IP Protocol Stack

    IP Addressing

    Computer Network Defense (CND)

    CND Triad

    CND Process

    CND Actions

    CND Approaches

    Module 02: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks

    Essential Terminologies

    Network Security Concerns

    Network Security Vulnerabilities

    Network Reconnaissance Attacks

    Network Access Attacks

    Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks

    Distributed Denial-of-Service Attack (DDoS)

    Malware Attacks

    Module 03: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices

    Fundamental Elements of Network Security

    Network Security Controls

    User Identification, Authentication, Authorization and Accounting

    Types of Authorization Systems

    Authorization Principles


    Security Policy

    Network Security Devices

    Network Security Protocols

    Module 04: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation

    What is Security Policy?

    Internet Access Policies

    Acceptable-Use Policy

    User-Account Policy

    Remote-Access Policy

    Information-Protection Policy

    Firewall-Management Policy

    Special-Access Policy

    Network-Connection Policy

    Business-Partner Policy

    Email Security Policy

    Passwords Policy

    Physical Security Policy

    Information System Security Policy

    Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) Policy

    Software/Application Security Policy

    Data Backup Policy

    Confidential Data Policy

    Data Classification Policy

    Internet Usage Policies

    Server Policy

    Wireless Network Policy

    Incidence Response Plan (IRP)

    User Access Control Policy

    Switch Security Policy

    Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS) Policy

    Personal Device Usage Policy

    Encryption Policy

    Router Policy

    Security Policy Training and Awareness

    ISO Information Security Standards

    Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)

    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    Information Security Acts: Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX)

    Information Security Acts: Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

    Information Security Acts: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

    Other Information Security Acts and Laws

    Module 05: Physical Security

    Physical Security

    Access Control Authentication Techniques

    Physical Security Controls

    Other Physical Security Measures

    Workplace Security

    Personnel Security: Managing Staff Hiring and Leaving Process

    Laptop Security Tool: EXO5

    Environmental Controls

    Physical Security: Awareness /Training

    Physical Security Checklists

    Module 06: Host Security

    Host Security

    OS Security

    Linux Security

    Securing Network Servers

    Hardening Routers and Switches

    Application/software Security

    Data Security

    Virtualization Security

    Module 07: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management

    Firewalls and Concerns

    What Firewalls Does?

    What should you not Ignore?: Firewall Limitations

    How Does a Firewall Work?

    Firewall Rules

    Types of Firewalls

    Firewall Technologies

    Firewall Topologies

    Firewall Rule Set & Policies

    Firewall Implementation

    Firewall Administration

    Firewall Logging and Auditing

    Firewall Anti-evasion Techniques

    Why Firewalls are Bypassed?

    Full Data Traffic Normalization

    Data Stream-based Inspection

    Vulnerability-based Detection and Blocking

    Firewall Security Recommendations and Best Practices

    Firewall Security Auditing Tools

    Module 08: Secure IDS Configuration and Management

    Intrusions and IDPS


    Types of IDS Implementation

    IDS Deployment Strategies

    Types of IDS Alerts


    IDPS Product Selection Considerations

    IDS Counterparts

    Module 09: Secure VPN Configuration and Management

    Understanding Virtual Private Network (VPN)

    How VPN works?

    Why to Establish VPN ?

    VPN Components

    VPN Concentrators

    Types of VPN

    VPN Categories

    Selecting Appropriate VPN

    VPN Core Functions

    VPN Technologies

    VPN Topologies

    Common VPN Flaws

    VPN Security

    Quality Of Service and Performance in VPNs

    Module 10: Wireless Network Defense

    Wireless Terminologies

    Wireless Networks

    Wireless Standard

    Wireless Topologies

    Typical Use of Wireless Networks

    Components of Wireless Network

    WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) Encryption

    WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) Encryption

    WPA2 Encryption

    WEP vs. WPA vs. WPA2

    Wi-Fi Authentication Method

    Wi-Fi Authentication Process Using a Centralized Authentication Server

    Wireless Network Threats

    Bluetooth Threats

    Wireless Network Security

    Wi-Fi Discovery Tools

    Locating Rogue Access points

    Protecting from Denial-of-Service Attacks: Interference

    Assessing Wireless Network Security

    Wi-Fi Security Auditing Tool: AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer

    WPA Security Assessment Tool

    Wi-Fi Vulnerability Scanning Tools

    Deploying Wireless IDS (WIDS) and Wireless IPS (WIPS)

    WIPS Tool

    Configuring Security on Wireless Routers

    Additional Wireless Network Security Guidelines

    Module 11: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis

    Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis(Introduction)

    Network Monitoring: Positioning your Machine at Appropriate Location

    Network Traffic Signatures

    Packet Sniffer: Wireshark

    Detecting OS Fingerprinting Attempts

    Detecting PING Sweep Attempt

    Detecting ARP Sweep/ ARP Scan Attempt

    Detecting TCP Scan Attempt

    Detecting SYN/FIN DDOS Attempt

    Detecting UDP Scan Attempt

    Detecting Password Cracking Attempts

    Detecting FTP Password Cracking Attempts

    Detecting Sniffing (MITM) Attempts

    Detecting the Mac Flooding Attempt

    Detecting the ARP Poisoning Attempt

    Additional Packet Sniffing Tools

    Network Monitoring and Analysis

    Bandwidth Monitoring

    Module 12: Network Risk and Vulnerability Management

    What is Risk?

    Risk Levels

    Risk Matrix

    Key Risk Indicators(KRI)

    Risk Management Phase

    Enterprise Network Risk Management

    Vulnerability Management

    Module 13: Data Backup and Recovery

    Introduction to Data Backup

    RAID (Redundant Array Of Independent Disks) Technology

    Storage Area Network (SAN)

    Network Attached Storage (NAS)

    Selecting Appropriate Backup Method

    Choosing the Right Location for Backup

    Backup Types

    Conducting Recovery Drill Test

    Data Recovery

    Windows Data Recovery Tool

    RAID Data Recovery Services

    SAN Data Recovery Software

    NAS Data Recovery Services

    Module 14: Network Incident Response and Management

    Incident Handling and Response

    Incident Response Team Members: Roles and Responsibilities

    First Responder

    Incident Handling and Response Process

    Overview of IH&R Process Flow

    That was just a sneak-peak into the lesson.
    Enroll for this course and get full access.
    Enroll now

Course Fee:
USD 2899

Course Type:


Course Status:



1 - 4 hours / week

Attended this course?

Back to Top

Awards & Accolades for MyTechLogy
Winner of
Top 100 Asia
Finalist at SiTF Awards 2014 under the category Best Social & Community Product
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Learning Management System
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Talent Management Software
Hidden Image Url