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CND - Certified Network Defender

The Learning People

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Want hands on, world-class training covering 14 of the most current network security domains? Then the CND - Certified Network Defender course offered on The Learning People platform is for you.


Why choose the Certified Network Defender?

If you’re looking to become a certified Network Administrator and become trained in protecting, detecting and responding to the threats on the network, then the CND certification is ideal for you.

The CND - Certified Network Defender course offered on The Learning People platform will gain a fundamental understanding of the true construct of data transfer, network technologies, software technologies so that they understand how networks operate, understand what software is automating and how to analyse the subject material.

In addition, network defence fundamentals, the application of network security controls, protocols, perimeter appliances, secure IDS, VPN and firewall configuration, intricacies of network traffic signature, analysis and vulnerability scanning are also covered which will help the Network Administrator design greater network security policies and successful incident response plans.

Meet the demand

With a predicted shortfall of 850,000 IT jobs in Europe alone by 2020, there’s never been a better time to get a job in cyber security.

Career ready training

Experience hands-on labs, based on major network security tools, giving you real world expertise on all current network security technologies and operations.

Great earnings

Due to incredible demand for certified professionals, the average salary for cyber security is currently £50,000.

Programme Structure

Included in your modules:

  • Computer Network and Defense Fundamentals Response & Handling
  • Network Security Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Attacks
  • Network Security Controls, Protocols, and Devices
  • Network Security Policy Design and Implementation
  • Physical Security
  • Host Security

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Continuous support with feedback on request

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisites: Official training from an accredited provider, such as the Learning People, or two years work experience in information security
  • Ideal for: Network security analysts, network security engineers, cybersecurity analysts

Work experience

  • Two years work experience in information security

Technological requirements

  • Internet access and email

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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