Certified Network Defender
Certified Network Defender is the only comprehensive network defense program built to incorporate critical
secure network skills – Protect, Detect, Respond and Predict.
The most practical network defense program
CND is the only program that gives a chance to students to learn under simulated threat environments and gain real-world skills before they start their professional career.
Enhanced focus on
Candidates learn different ways to ensure security across
various cloud platforms - AWS, Microsoft Azure Cloud, and Google Cloud Platform
Win the war against network breaches
Certified Network Defender puts the spotlight on perimeter defense as the latest technologies have made networks too complex for everyone. Perimeter defense can help with modern security requirements.
CND is an adaptive security strategy built on a 4-pronged approach — Protect, Detect, Respond, and Predict. This approach not only proves effective in responding to a network attack but stops them before they happen.
Unlock New Opportunities!
Jobs available with a Certified Network Defender certification
Jobs that require or benefit from a Certified Network Defender certification:
The average salary for Certified Network Defender certified professionals in the United States is
Dedicated to teaching practical skills
CND is the only certification program that offers a chance to learn beyond the technological aspects of network security.
More than 50% of the CND program is dedicated to practical skills in live ranges via EC-Council labs covering domains like network perimeter protection, endpoint protection, and incident response.
Your self-paced training kit includes:
The same modules taught in the live course are recorded and presented in a streaming video format. A certification candidate can set their own learning pace by pausing the lectures and resuming the lectures at his or her own pace!
iLearn is EC Council’s online, self-paced option which means that all of the same modules taught in the live course are recorded and presented in a streaming video format. A certification candidate can set their own learning pace by pausing the lectures and returning to their studies as their schedule permits!
Students now can dynamically access a host of virtual machines preconfigured with vulnerabilities, exploits, tools, and scripts from anywhere with an internet connection!
This cloud portal enables a course participant to launch an entire range of target machines and access them remotely with just a few clicks. It is the most cost effective, easy to use, live range lab solution available globally today.
Official test voucher for the Certified Network Defender exam
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A globally-recognized credential
CND is based on the cybersecurity education framework and work role task analysis presented by the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF). The program is also mapped to the Department of Defense (DoD) roles for system/network administrators as well as global work roles.