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Certified Network Defender (CND)

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Certified Network Defender (CND)

This CND course builds the skills of IT professionals to help them foster a resilient system and continuity of operations even when they are exposed to cyberattacks.

It focuses on creating Network Administrators who are trained in protecting, detecting and responding to the threats on the system network.

After completing this course, students may choose to pursue the following roles (but not limited to):

  • Penetration Tester
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Senior Security Analyst
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Information Security Consultant


It is strongly recommended that students possess basic IT knowledge before enrolling into this course.

Who Should Attend

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Security Administrator
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Defense Technician
  • CND Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Operator
  • Anyone involved in Network Operations

Duration: 40 hours

Course Structure:

  • Module 1: Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals
  • Module 2: Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
  • Module 3: Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices
  • Module 4: Network Security Policy Design and Implementation
  • Module 5: Physical Security
  • Module 6: Host Security
  • Module 7: Secure Firewall Configuration and Management
  • Module 8: Secure IDS Configuration and Management
  • Module 9: Secure VPN Configuration and Management
  • Module 10: Wireless Network Defense
  • Module 11: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
  • Module 12: Network Risk and Vulnerability Management
  • Module 13: Data Backup and Recovery
  • Module 14: Network Incident Response and Management

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  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice
  • Passing Score: 70%

After passing the examination, students will receive the Certified Network Defender (CND) certification from EC-Council.

Course Fees: S$2,675.00 (With GST)