These days IT security is a top priority for businesses all over the world, particularly in the wake of recent high-profile security breaches at HBO, Amazon and the NHS.
This vendor-neutral, hands-on, instructor-led online training programme is a cost and time effective way to gain an EC-Council accredited comprehensive network security certification. Not only has the course content been developed after extensive market research and surveys, it is also based on the cybersecurity education framework presented by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). Furthermore, the training is tailored to the global jobs market with a particular emphasis on US Department of Defense roles in system/network administration.
If you are looking to get certified as a CND, look no further as E-Careers is the exclusive provider in the UK and Ireland for this EC-Council accredited course. For further details, please visit the EC-Council website.
Who Is It For?
The CND certification is designed for IT professionals who wish to improve their expertise and career prospects in the rapidly expanding field of network security. Possible career paths on gaining certification include network administrator, network security administrator, network security engineer, network defence technician, CND analyst, security analyst, security operator and various network operation roles.
Why Should I Enrol?
Symatec, the world’s largest security software vendor, estimates that by 2019 there will be 1.5 million unfilled cyber security vacancies across the globe, so getting ahead of the pack by achieving CND certification now is a savvy move to prove you’ve got the skills employers so desperately need. Most large companies have invested heavily in network infrastructure and maintenance, however it’s clear that being ready and able to defend the network from security threats is where exciting opportunities now lie.
Getting certified online is an ideal fit for busy IT professionals as it provides them with the freedom to study on all internet-enabled devices whenever and wherever they want to. With the training being compatible with Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Android, connectivity can be relied on. Candidates are given a full year to complete the study and take the included exam, meaning there are no time pressures to deal with either.
The practical style of learning, which can be applied to the day-to-day issues you will deal with at work, is further enriched by the inclusion of EC-Council’s iLabs tool, with its 100% automated cloud-based cyber range.
What Will I Learn?
You will begin with a unit of study on computer network and defence fundamentals before moving on to network security threats, vulnerabilities and attacks. From there you will progress to network security controls, protocols and devices before taking a look at network security policy design and implementation. Next you will explore physical security and host security before studying secure firewall configuration and management, secure IDS configuration, and management and secure VPN configuration and management. Next on the agenda is wireless network defence, network traffic monitoring and analysis, and network risk and vulnerability management. Finally, you will complete your training by learning about data backup and recovery, and network incident response and management. This complete skillset will empower you to foster both resiliency and continuity of operations during attacks.
What Will I Learn?
No formal qualifications are required to sign up to the training, but it is assumed that you are already an IT professional either already working in the field of cyber security or with ambitions to do so.
Launch an attack on the career ladder by signing up to Certified Network Defender (CND) today.