Become Certified in Network Defense Essentials
The purpose of the NDE certification is to recognize the competency and expertise of a professional in network defense and information security skills thereby adding value to their workplace and employer. By hiring candidates certified in Network Defense Essentials, employers can expect a foundational level of knowledge surrounding network defense essential concepts and hands-on experience to increase productivity. Educational institutions can offer increased value to students by providing them these essential skills to build their career in the corporate world.
Certified individuals have an assured means of demonstrating formal recognition of their expertise and skills on their resume to prospective employers. This improves their prospects for employment advancement, higher salaries, and greater job satisfaction. Established and credible proofs of technical abilities can open doors for increased responsibility and better opportunities.
This certification is an excellent complement to educational offerings in the domain of information security and networking. The NDE certification verifies a candidate's knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. The candidate is introduced to various computer and network security concepts such as network security controls, wireless network security, IoT Network Security, Cryptography, Network Traffic Monitoring and more.
Certification Target Audience
This certification is specifically designed for today's entry-level information security or cybersecurity career, or those aspiring to pursue a career in cybersecurity.
NDE (Prefix 112-51) exam is available within the ECC Exam Center.
EC-Council reserves the right to revoke the certification status of candidates that do not comply with all EC-Council examination policies found here.
NDE Exam Details
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Clause: Age Requirements and Policies Concerning Minors
The age requirement for attending the training or the exam is restricted to any candidate that is permitted by his/her country of origin/residency.
If the candidate is under the legal age as permitted by his/her country of origin/residency, they are not eligible to attend the official training or eligible to attempt the certification exam unless they provide the accredited training center/EC-Council a written consent/indemnity of their parent/legal guardian and a supporting letter from their institution of higher learning. Only candidates from a nationally accredited institution of higher learning shall be considered.
Disclaimer: EC-Council reserves the right to impose additional restriction to comply with the policy. Failure to act in accordance with this clause shall render the authorized training center in violation of their agreement with EC-Council. EC-Council reserves the right to revoke the certification of any person in breach of this requirement.
Post a successful exam attempt, the NDE certification credential will have a validity period of three years from the date of the successful exam attempt. Post this three-year term, EC-Council members may recertify by passing the NDE exam again. There are no annual fees or EC-Council Continuing Education Credits (ECE’s) required to maintain the NDE certification credential during the three-year term.
There are no eligibility criteria for the NDE program.
The Exam duration is 2 hrs.
The candidate needs to score 70% to pass the NDE Exam.
No, the NDE is not a part of the EC-Council Continuing Education Scheme.
The NDE certification is valid for three (3) years from the date of certification. Post this three-year term, EC-Council members may recertify by passing the NDE exam again.
There are no annual fees required to maintain the NDE certification credential during the three-year term.