EC-Council’s Essentials Series is the first MOOC certification course series covering essential skills in network defense, ethical hacking, and digital forensics.
The Essentials Series’ Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) contain eCourseware and video instruction, which is being offered free, with optional paid upgrades to course labs, exam prep, course assessments, and exam vouchers leading to certifications across each of the three Essentials Series courses.
Designed by the Experts
The Essentials Series was designed by industry experts to provide an unbiased approach to learning and exploring industry best practices. It empowers individuals to:
Gain foundational knowledge in cybersecurity
Practice essentials skills such as how to defend networks and investigate them
Challenge industry recognized exams and earn cybersecurity credentials to build and further your career
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 handson experience. The course includes 12 modules and optional upgrades to lab ranges covering fundamental network security concepts, including IoT, cryptography, and PKI
The objectives of the training is to provide participans basic knowledge and skills in the field of network security. The training covers important topics such as understanding security threats, assessing security risks, developing security plans, implementing security measures, monitoring and analyzing network traffic, and the skills to detect and neutralize malware.
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.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Prerequisites to the course (recommended):
The training is held in English!
01 Network Security Fundamentals
02 Identification, Authentication, and Authorization
03 Network Security Controls: Administrative Controls
04 Network Security Controls: Physical Controls
05 Network Security Controls: Technical Controls
06 Virtualization and Cloud Computing
07 Wireless Network Security
08 Mobile Device Security
09 IoT Device Security
10 Cryptography and PKI
11 Data Security
12 Network Traffic Monitoring
Continuing Education Curriculum Group: 0612 Database and Network Design and Administration Curriculum Group
Length: 19 academic hours
Tools You Will Learn and Use
Docker Bench for security, AWS, Miradore MDM, HashCalc, MD5 calculator, HashMyFiles, VeraCrypt, Data Recovery Wizard, and Wireshark
e-Learning resources including eBook and videos are available to all learners, free of charge. Unlock powerful add-ons, including cloud labs that provide intensive skills training and practice, official EC-Council certification exams, exam preps and certification of completion.
Certification : Network Defence Essentials
Exam Length : 2 Hours
Exam Format : MCQ
No. of Questions: 75
Free Courseware: The Essentials series comes with free learning resources such as eCourseware, lab tutorials, and video lectures that are easy to download and read on any device.
Lab Range (Paid):Practical hands-on learning in a simulated environment gives candidates a competitive edge to hone their skills. Each course in the Essentials Series includes 12 modules with learning exercises and lab ranges that provide a basic to intermediate knowledge of network defense, ethical hacking, and digital forensics.
Certification (Paid):Each Essentials course comes with an onsite or remote certification exam. Following a successful exam attempt, the course-specific certification credential will have a validity period of three years from the date of the successful exam attempt.
If you would like to buy the paid extras to the course, please contact us via e-mail [email protected]
iLabs – 102€ (85€+km)
Exam preparation – 66€ (55€+km)
PRS Exam voucher – 156€ (130€+km)
iLabs + Exam preparation + RPS Exam voucher – 300€ (250€+km)