Network Defense Essentials

Welcome to the NDE Full Course


EC-Council’s Essentials Series is the first MOOC certification course series covering essential
skills in network defense, ethical hacking, and digital forensics. Digital Forensics Essentials  is one of the foundational programs that help students and early career professionals choose their area of competency or select a specific interest in cybersecurity.

Who should attend?

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 their
foray into the exciting world of cybersecurity. Cyber enthusiasts and students will readily
find the program interesting, challenging and useful.

Tools You Will Learn and Use

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

What You Will Learn

  • Network Security Fundamentals
  • Identification, Authentication, and Authorization
  • Network Security Controls: Administrative Controls
  • Network Security Controls: Physical Controls
  • Network Security Controls: Technical Controls
  • Virtualization and Cloud Computing
  • Wireless Network Security
  • Mobile Device Security
  • IoT Device Security
  • Cryptography and PKI
  • Data Security
  • Network Traffic Monitoring

Course Outline

Network Defense Essentials is a first-of-its-kind MOOC certification that provides foundational knowledge and skills in network security with add-on labs for hands-on experience. The course includes 12 modules and optional upgrades to lab ranges covering fundamental network security concepts, including IoT, cryptography, and PKI.