The courses in the Computer Network Defense Analysis training track align with the Protect and Defend category of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework. Each course in the training track is skills-based and mapped to in-demand Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) of the Computer Network Defense Specialty area.
The Computer Network Defense Analysis training track is a suggested guideline designed to help you develop a training plan to elevate your career in cybersecurity. The exact training path may vary for each individual so please call us at 410-777-1353 to learn more about these cybersecurity training options and how we can help you achieve your career goals.
Note: If you do not feel that you have the requisite knowledge to begin the Computer Network Defense Analyst training, please call us at 410-777-1353 to discuss course options.
The practical skills individuals build in the Computer Network Defense Analysis training track are in-demand for cybersecurity employment in most industries and are required for many cybersecurity jobs. While actual job titles, roles and responsibilities will vary, some related job titles include: CND Analyst (Cryptologic), Cyber Security Intelligence Analyst, Focused Operations Analyst, Incident Analyst, Network Defense Technician, Network Security Engineer, Security Analyst, Security Operator, Sensor analyst, Information Security Analysts as well as others.
According to current labor market information, cybersecurity jobs that require skills related to computer network defense analysis are in demand in our region and are projected to grow by 14% in the next ten years. AACC's Career Coach Tool projects that jobs such as Information Security Analysts command between $65,606 to $160,712 per year based on experience.
There is no shortcut to a career in cybersecurity. A strong technical foundation built through education and training is one of the best ways to qualify for a cybersecurity job and advance in the field. In addition to education and training, most cybersecurity jobs, especially in the middle or junior levels, require on-the-job experience.
Most jobs related to Computer Network Defense Analysis require a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. Some accept an Associate's Degree with additional experience and training. Many jobs in this field also require one or more industry certifications.
Security clearance is a requirement for many government and defense employers.
CTR-95 Command Line Scripting
CTU-322 Network Analysis with Wireshark
CTU-323 Python for Network Security Analysts
NTW-563 Introduction to Apache NiFi
NTW-561 Network and Computer Security Fundamentals
NTW-556 CSXP Level 1 - Identification and Protection
NTW-557 CSXP Level 2 – Detection
NTW-558 CSXP Level 3 - Respond and Recover
NTW-560 Introduction to Malicious Code Analysis