Network Defense Essentials (NDE)

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

Network Defense Essentials (NDE)  Course Overview:

The Network Defense Essentials (NDE) certification is a professional qualification that verifies an individual’s knowledge and skills in maintaining, protecting, and overseeing computer networks to prevent and manage potential threats or cyberattacks. This certification holds particular significance for those in the cybersecurity field, including Network Administrators, Security Managers, and IT Analysts, as it ensures they possess a solid understanding of network defense strategies and principles. Industries rely on NDE-certified professionals to safeguard their critical information and technological infrastructure. Certified individuals play a vital role in implementing security measures, monitoring for and responding to network vulnerabilities, thereby contributing to maintaining overall network resilience and security.

Intended Audience:

• Cybersecurity professionals
• Network administrators
• IT Managers
• System engineers
• IT support personnel
• Individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge in network defense
• Professionals looking to earn Network Defense Certifications.

Learning Objectives of Network Defense Essentials (NDE) :

  1. Understand the fundamentals of network security, including the key principles and concepts.
  2. Identify different threats and attacks on networks, and learn methods to prevent and mitigate them.
  3. Gain knowledge on how to monitor and secure a network using various tools and technologies.
  4. Learn about firewall configuration, intrusion detection systems, and virtual private networks (VPNs).
  5. Develop skills to design and implement a security policy for an organization’s network infrastructure.
  6. Acquire the ability to analyze risks and vulnerabilities in a network environment.
  7. Learn how to respond effectively to network security incidents and handle cybersecurity breaches.

Module 01: Network Security Fundamentals

Module 02: Identification, Authentication, and Authorization

Module 03: Network Security Controls – Administrative Controls

Module 04: Network Security Controls – Physical Controls

Module 05: Network Security Controls – Technical Controls

Module 06: Virtualization and Cloud Computing

Module 07: Wireless Network Security

Module 08: Mobile Device Security

Module 09: IoT Device Security

Module 10: Cryptography and PKI

Module 11: Data Security

Module 12: Network Traffic Monitoring

Network Defense Essentials (NDE)  Course Prerequisites:

• Basic understanding of networking concepts
• Familiarity with standard Internet protocols
• Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems
• Experience with network security technologies
• Understanding of cybersecurity fundamentals
• Ability to grasp technical concepts about firewalls, VPNs, and intrusion detection systems.

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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