Certified Network Defender (CND)

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Certified Network Defender (CND)

Certified Network Defender (CND)

Course information

Course Details

Certification: Certified Network Defender (CND)
Vendor: EC-Council
Course prerequisite: There are no formal prerequisites to study the CND course but it is advised that you have an understanding of operating systems, TCP/IP and networking.
Study time: 20-30 hours

Career Path Opportunities

IT Security Officer
IT Security Auditor
Network Administrator
Network Security Administrator
IT Security Analyst
Network Defense Technician
CND Analyst
Security Operator
Threat and Vulnerability Analyst
Web Security Engineer

What's Included

  • Certified Network Defender (CND)
  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Student mentor
  • Student care team
  • Career support

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Career Support

Students receive access to our recruitment resource pack which includes our CV review guide, enabling you to showcase your new skills.

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Student Support

Our dedicated student support team is only a phone call or email away, to answer your questions and help you prepare for exams.

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Flexible Finance

Our 0% interest finance plans are fully flexible and range from 6 to 12 months, allowing you to enrol on your course with complete peace of mind.

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Expert Team

Our team undergo daily training for the latest updates and demands in the industry, to help find you the perfect role to begin your career.

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Course Curriculum

CND v2
  1. Network Attacks and Defense Strategies
  2. Administrative Network Security
  3. Technical Network Security
  4. Network Perimeter Security
  5. Endpoint Security-Windows Systems
  6. Endpoint Security-Linux Systems
  7. Endpoint Security- Mobile Devices
  8. Endpoint Security-IoT Devices  
  9. Administrative Application Security
  10. Data Security
  11. Enterprise Virtual Network Security
  12. Enterprise Cloud Security
  13. Wireless Network Security
  14. Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  15. Network Logs Monitoring and Analysis
  16. Incident Response and Forensic Investigation 
  17. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery 
  18. Risk Anticipation with Risk Management
  19. Threat Assessment with Attack Surface Analysis
  20. Threat Prediction with Cyber Threat Intelligence

APPENDIX A: Computer Network Fundamentals (Self-Study)

APPENDIX B: Physical Network Security (Self-Study)

Why Get Qualified?

Gain new skills and knowledge

Thinking ahead and learning the skills needed to move forward in your current career path will mean you are more likely to be considered for future roles.

Gain credibility early in your career

A certification from IT Online Learning shows prospective employees that you have the right skills and credentials needed to succeed in your career.

Increase your opportunity for promotion

Gaining the right set of qualifications will increase your chances of moving into a supervisory or management role, giving you the opportunity to increase your salary.

Average Salary Projection

Source: Adzuna
Average Salary
IT Security Analyst
Average Salary
You Can Earn
Average Salary
Junior Network Support

Salary Projection

Average Salary

Network Administrator


You can earn an average of £38k a year

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