Cyber breaches are causing a far greater financial impact than ever before and, despite best efforts, many organizations are still being compromised.
The EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) cyber security training program was developed as a result of extensive market research and surveys to give students a detailed understanding and the hands-on ability to act in real-life situations involving network defense.
This course instructs entry and junior level network security administrators on Defense-in-Depth network security preparedness. It covers the protect, detect, and respond approach to network security. Hands-on labs, based on major network security tools and techniques, give network administrators real-world experience on current network security technologies, and operations.
The included study kit provides over 10 GB of network security best practices, assessments, and protection tools. The kit also contains templates for various network policies and several white papers for additional learning.
This cyber security training is skills-based and lab intensive. It based on a job-task analysis and the cyber security education framework presented by the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). The course has been mapped to global job roles and responsibilities for Department of Defense (DoD) job roles for system and network administrators.
The CND cyber security certification will verify that students have the technical depth required to actively design a secure network for an organization.
This is the most comprehensive network defense course in the world! With 14 of the most current network security domains that anyone will ever want to know, this course is an exciting option for those planning to protect, detect, and respond to the network attacks.
Prerequisites for Certified Network Defender (CND) Training
- Basic computer literacy
- Basic PC operating system navigation skills
- Basic internet usage skills
- Basic IP addressing knowledge
- Computer security knowledge and skills
FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS FOR IT AND CYBER SECURITY TRAINING
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Program:
This program provides government funding for employment and training services. WIOA aids eligible adults and dislocated workers in both finding and qualifying for meaningful employment.
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA):
TAA is a federally funded employment program. It provides benefits to workers who lose their jobs or had their hours reduced as a result of foreign trade. Benefits may include training, job search allowances, relocation allowances, and other reemployment services.
MILITARY EDUCATION BENEFITS
Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC)
VET TEC is a new tuition and housing assistance program designed to help veterans get short term technology training without using their GI Bill® benefits. If you’re a military veteran with at least one day of unexpired GI Bill® entitlement, you may be eligible, subject to approval by LeaderQuest. Learn more about VET TEC and whether this program is right for you.
Post 9/11 GI Bill® Education Program:
The Post 9/11 GI Bill® is an education benefit program for Active Duty, Selected Reserve, and National Guard service members who served on active duty after September 10, 2001.
Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP):
VWIP provides resources for the training necessary to prepare eligible veterans for meaningful employment within the labor force.
The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program:
The VR&E VetSuccess program, also known as Voc-Rehab or Chapter 31, offers disabled vets counseling, training, education and other services needed to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.
Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA):
MyCAA provides up to $4,000 (over 2 years) of Financial Assistance for military spouses who are pursuing degree programs, licenses or credentials leading to employment in portable career fields.
LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship
LeaderQuest’s core purpose is to create meaningful outcomes that impact lives. The LeaderQuest IT Impact Scholarship was launched in 2019 to help us further fulfill that mission. Learn more and view application.
PRIVATE TRAINING LOAN OPTIONS
LeaderQuest has partnered with Climb Credit! Climb Credit offers tuition financing at fixed interest rates starting at 5%. They offer high approvals and low monthly payments. Climb’s online application takes minutes to complete with instant pre-approval. Apply with a qualifying co-borrower for the best rates.
Approved and available funding programs vary by location. Visit www.climbcredit.com/leaderquest for complete details and eligibility requirements.
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