Short for Certified Network Defender, CND is a core level certification that focuses on Network Administrators being trained to protect, detect and respond to threats on the network. Part of a good defense is to have network engineers understand network security. That's where CND comes in. Get ready for this important cybersecurity role with professional instruction from ONLC!
CND is a vendor-neutral cybersecurity certification intended for network professionals including Administrators, Security Administrators, Security Engineers, Defense Technicians, Security Analysts and Operators. Since those positions are usually familiar with network components, traffic, performance and utilization, network topology, location of each system, security policy, etc., having their eyes on activity is pivotal. CND is an approved DoD 8570 / 8140 Baseline Certification.
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Certified Network Defender ( CND ) certification focuses on creating Network Administrators who are trained on protecting, detecting and responding to the threats on the network. EC-Council's CND credential validates the skills that will help the Network Administrators foster resiliency and continuity of operations during attacks.
Authorized CND Course
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This live, instructor-led course will help one prepare for CND certification. A CND candidate will get the fundamental understanding of the true construct of data transfer, network technologies, software technologies so that the they understand how networks operate, understand what software is automating and how to analyze the subject material. Through hands-on experience and training in UNIX, Linux, Windows, TCP/IP, the command line, and full industry leading Network Defense instruction, you'll have the confidence to help defend a network. View outline & dates.
Authorized CND Certification Exam
To achieve this credential you must pass the authorized CND exam. Students schedule their exam via the EC-Council Exam Center at https://www.eccexam.com .
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We schedule every instructor-led (ILT) class at each of our ONLC Training Centers locations -- same dates. Our training rooms are outfitted with the equipment needed for class and provide an interruption-free space so you can concentrate fully on learning. Find ONLC centers near me .
Live CND Classes from Your Own Location
You can attend our live, online instructor-led classes from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. The setup is really easy and you don't have to have the class software on your device. Follow our easy setup video . If you're still not sure about the setup contact an ONLC Advisor toll free for assistance.
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