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EC-Council Network Defense Essentials

The Network Defense Essentials (NDE) program covers the fundamental concepts of network security. It equips students with the skills required to identify the increasing network security threats that reflect on the organization’s security posture and implement general security controls
to protect the underlying networking infrastructure from unauthorized access, modification, destruction, or disclosure.

This program gives a holistic overview of the key components of network security. The course is designed for those interested in learning the various fundamentals of network security and aspire to pursue a career in network security.

The NDE is a foundational program that helps students and early career professionals choose their area of competency or select a specific interest in cybersecurity.

The Essentials Series was designed to give students the foundation on which to build and develop the essential skills for tomorrow’s careers in cybersecurity. These programs educate learners in a range of techniques across industry verticals, such as securing networks, mitigating cyber risks, conducting forensic investigations, and more.

Who Should Attend This Course?

EC-Council’s Essentials Series programs and certifications build and validate candidates’ skills for their cybersecurity future. It is ideal for IT professionals who are seeking to foray
into the exciting world of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity enthusiasts and students will readily find the program interesting, challenging, and useful.

Course Outline
Module Objectives
Module Objectives
Module 1: Network Security Fundamentals Identification, Authentication, and Authorization
Module 2: Network Defense Essentials Network Security Controls
Module 3: Administrative Controls Network Security Controls
Module 4: Physical Controls Network Security Controls
Module 5: Technical Controls
Module 6: Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Module 7: Wireless Network Security
Module 8: Mobile Device Security
Module 9: IoT Device Security
Module 10: Cryptography and PKI
Module 11: Data Security
Module 12: Network Traffic Monitoring

Tools You Will Learn and Use

Docker Bench for security, AWS, Miradore MDM, HashCalc, MD5 calculator, HashMyFiles, VeraCrypt, Data Recovery Wizard, and Wireshark








No formal prerequisites.




Included with course.




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