EC-COUNCIL CERTIFIED NETWORK DEFENDER (CND) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

EC-COUNCIL CERTIFIED NETWORK DEFENDER (CND) (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

Funded

Course Duration

40.0 hr(s)

Mode of Assessment

Students will be required to complete an assessment during class. There are 2 assessment modes in this module:

  • Written Assessment
  • Case Study

External Certification Exam

After completing the course, students can proceed to undertake the EC Council Certified Network Defender exam. NTUC LHUB will issue an exam voucher and candidates may proceed to book the official “EC Council Certified Network Defender” exam (valid for 1 year after you have submitted course evaluation via Aspen Portal)

Who Should Attend

  • Network Administrators
  • Network security Administrators
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Defense Technicians
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Operator
  • All systems administrators interested in pursuing a career in the field.
  • All cybersecurity operations, roles and anyone interested in pursuing a career in the field.

IT Professionals who formulate or promoting Threat Intelligence and Detection services or solutions to their own organisation, client and customer to improve operational productivity and efficiency.

What's In It for Me

After registering for this course, you will be issued the following:

1. EC Council Official E-Courseware (valid for 24 months, after you have registered an Aspen account and entered the subscription access code issued to you via email)

2. EC Council Official iLab (access for 6 months), practice what you have learned from class using iLab hosted over cloud and accessible 24/7 via web browser.

3. EC Council 1 x Exam Voucher (valid for 1 year after you have submitted course evaluation via Aspen Portal)

4. Certificate of Attendance (after you have submitted course evaluation via Aspen Portal)

5. Certificate of Award (after you have passed the exam which will be proctored at NTUC LearningHub)

6. Certificate of Attendance (after you have submitted course evaluation via Aspen Portal)

7. Cerficate of Award (after you have passed the exam which will be proctored at NTUC LearningHub)


 

 

  • Learners are more prepared to communicate or liaise with co-workers or clients or customers with regards to strategic general infrastructure aspects, elements, benchmarking compliance and standards, internal and external requirements and techniques to estimate business performance of infrastructure design, performance and specifications.
  • Learners are able to extrapolate, determine the suitability of cloud solutions, conceptual visualisation of IT infrastructure components and features to deliver or to solve problems for businesses internally or externally.

 


 

Course Overview

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The Certified Network Defender (CND) programme is designed to train learners in defending, detecting, and responding to network threats. Familiar with network components, traffic, reliability, and utilization, network topology, system location, and security policies, among other things. Learn the skills will assist in fostering resiliency and operational continuity during attacks and prepares learner to use threat information in a more proactive and constructive way. All organizations are now required to take a proactive approach to safeguard IT infrastructure, work environment and digital assets. The cybersecurity policy would be reactive without threat intelligence.

 


 

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives


 

 

Upon completion, learners will be able to achieve Defense-in-Depth network security preparedness, the program aims to educate learners on network security technologies and operations. It covers the network security approach of secure, detect, respond, and predict. Hands-on labs based on major network security tools and strategies are included in the course, giving learners real-world experience with emerging network security technologies and operations.   

 

 

Pre-requisites

You should possess foundational knowledge and skills in network security and IT.

While there are no formal prerequisites for CND certification, you should demonstrate a good understanding of the exam topics and some familiarity and or experience in information security.

It is recommended that you have prior formal trainings in the following:

CompTIA A+

CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Security+ (Optional)

 

Bonus*

For Learner's who do not have any prior network security knowledge, after signing up for this course we will be giving you a free Network Defense Essentials E-Book and Video to prepare you.

 

 

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Hardware & Software
This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform. Participants must own a zoom account and have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. This can be downloaded from
https://zoom.us/download.

System Requirement

Must Have:

Please ensure that your computer or laptop meets the following requirements.

  • Operating system: Windows 10 or MacOS (64 bit or above)
  • Processor/CPU: 1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or higher
  • Minimum 20 GB hard disk space.
  • Minimum 8 Gb RAM
  • Webcam (The camera must be turned on for the duration of the class)
  • Microphone
  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband
  • Latest version of Zoom software to be installed on computer or laptop prior to the class.

Good to Have:

  • Wired internet connection
    Wired internet will provide you with stable and reliable connection.
  • Dual monitors
    Using a dual monitor setup will undoubtedly improve your training experience, enabling you to simultaneously participate in hands-on exercises and maintain engagement with your instructor.>

Not Recommended:

Using tablets is not recommended due to their smaller screen size, which could cause eye strain and discomfort over the course of the program's duration.

Course Outline

 

 

Module 01: Network Attacks and Defense Strategies

Module 02: Administrative Network Security

Module 03: Technical Network Security

Module 04: Network Perimeter Security

Module 05: Endpoint Security-Windows Systems

Module 06: Endpoint Security - Linux Systems

Module 07: Endpoint Security - Mobile Devices

Module 08: Endpoint Security - IoT Devices

Module 09: Administrative Application Security

Module 10: Data Security

Module 11: Enterprise Virtual Network Security

Module 12: Enterprise Cloud Network Security

Module 13: Enterprise Wireless Network Security

Module 14: Network Traffic Monitoring and Analysis

Module 15: Network Logs Monitoring and Analysis

Module 16: Incident Response and Forensic Investigation

Module 17: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Module 18: Risk Anticipation with Risk Management

Module 19: Threat Assessment with Attack Surface Analysis

Module 20: Threat Prediction with Cyber Threat Intelligence

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

  • Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub

Upon meeting at least 75% attendance and passing the assessment(s), participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub.

  • Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SkillsFuture Singapore

Upon meeting at least 75% attendance and passing the assessment(s), participants will receive a SOA from SkillsFuture Singapore to certify that the participant has achieved the following Competency Standard(s):

    • ICT-OUS-4015-1.1 Threat Intelligence and Detection
  • External Certification

After completing this course and upon passing the official “EC Council Certified Network Defender” certification exam, candidates will receive the official certification from EC Council. The certification is governed and maintained by EC Council.

Additional Details

After registering for this course, you will be issued the following:

  1. EC Council Official E-Courseware (valid for 24 months, after you have registered an Aspen account and entered the subscription access code issued to you via email)
  1. EC Council Official iLab (access for 6 months), practice what you have learned from class using iLab hosted over cloud and accessible 24/7 via web browser.
  1. EC Council 1 x Exam Voucher (valid for 1 year after you have submitted course evaluation via Aspen Portal)
  1. Certificate of Attendance (after you have submitted course evaluation via Aspen Portal)
  1. Certificate of Award (after you have passed the exam which will be proctored at NTUC LearningHub)

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee ratio is 1:25

Mode of Delivery: Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom

As this is a government subsidised programme, the entire training programme will be video recorded for audit purposes by the relevant funding agency. To ascertain their presence, Trainees / Participants are required to

  • Turn on web camera to show real-time video, as opposed to using a profile picture / video for the entirety of the training and assessment session.
  • Ensure that their faces are fully visible (not just the forehead / eyebrows)
  • Use their full name as per NRIC / Passport as their Screen Name on Zoom

Courseware:  Canvas + Physical copy (for local use only)

Price:

NTUC LHUB must receive payment by 31st December 2023 (8% GST applies)
[You are encouraged to make payment ahead of time]

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$2,500.00

$2,700.00

$2,500.00

$2,700.00

$2,500.00

$2,700.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$750.00

$810.00

$750.00

$810.00

$250.00

$310.00

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$250.00

$310.00

$250.00

$310.00

$250.00

$310.00

Payments received by NTUC LHUB from 1st January 2024 (9% GST applies)

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

For foreigners and all others who are not eligible for subsidies in the next two categories below (Full Course Fee)

$2,500.00

$2,725.00

$2,500.00

$2,725.00

$2,500.00

$2,725.00

For Singapore Citizens & PRs:
(a) individually-sponsored trainees aged 21-39 years
(b) company-sponsored trainees aged 39 years & below

$750.00

$817.50

$750.00

$817.50

$250.00

$317.50

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$250.00

$317.50

$250.00

$317.50

$250.00

$317.50

Remarks: 

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.

UTAP:

  • This course is eligible for Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP).
  • NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under UTAP.

PSEA:

  • To check for Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) eligibility for this course, visit:
    (a) 
    SkillsFuture (TGS-2023018958) for Virtual Learning Class (VLC)
  • Scroll down to “Keyword Tags” to verify for PSEA eligibility. 
  • If there is “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is eligible for PSEA.  
  • And if there is no “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is ineligible for PSEA. 
  • Not all courses are eligible for PSEA funding.

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year.
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee.
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.

 

Terms & Conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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