The eNDP designation stands for eLearnSecurity Network Defense Professional. eNDP is 100% a practical and is issued to security engineers who provide proof of their hands-on skills through a comprehensive practical exam.

Why eNDP

Here are some of the ways in which the eLearnSecurity Network Defense Professional certification is different from conventional certifications:

  • Ensures the candidate has a strong understanding of the theoretical aspects behind securing a network and hardening endpoints through a multiple choice pre-exam
  • Ensures the candidate can practically remediate security issues and harden a network from attack through a 100% practical exam.
  • Only individuals who provide proof of their findings in addition to writing a commercial-grade report that correctly identifies the remediation steps and recommendations are awarded the eNDP certification.

Knowledge domains

By obtaining the eNDP, your skills in the following areas will be assessed and certified:

  • Access Control
  • Vulnerability Management
  • VPN
  • Endpoint Hardening
  • Windows Security
  • Patch Management
  • Secure Network Design
  • Advanced Reporting Skills and Remediation

The Exam

The candidate will be provided with a real world engagement within the renowned Hera Lab: the virtual labs in VPN powered by cutting edge virtualization technology where thousands penetration testers worldwide already practice different kinds of penetration testing techniques against real targets. Once valid credentials have been provided for the certification platform, the candidate will be able to perform the tests from the comfort of their home or office. An Internet connection and VPN software is necessary to carry out the exam.

eLearnSecurity's eNDP is the only certification for security administrators that evaluates your abilities at defending your network and providing thorough professional documentation and recommendations.

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