Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA)



The age requirement for attending the training or attempting this exam is restricted to any candidate that is at least 18 years old.

If the candidate is under the age of 18, 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 of their parent/legal guardian and a supporting letter from their institution of higher learning. Only applicants from a nationally accredited institution of higher learning shall be considered.



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.

About The Course

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About the Program


About the Exam

There is no exam for CNDA.

Who Is It For?

This course will significantly benefit security officers, auditors, security professionals, site administrators, and anyone who is concerned about the integrity of the network infrastructure. This course was specially designed for Government Agencies.

Training Options

iLearn (Self-Study)
This solution is an asynchronous, self-study environment which delivers EC-Council’s sought after IT Security training courses in a streaming video format.

iWeek (Live Online)
This solution is a live, online, instructor-led training course which means you can attend a course with a live instructor from anywhere with an internet connection.

Master Class
This solution offers you the opportunity to learn from world-class instructors and the opportunity to collaborate with top Infosecurity professionals.

Training Partner (In Person)
This solution offers “in-person” training so that you can get the benefit of collaborating with your peers and gaining real-world skills, conveniently located in your backyard.

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1. What is CNDA?

CNDA, which stands for Certified Network Defense Architect, is specially designed for Government Agencies or Military Agencies around the world.

2. How can I be eligible for CNDA certification?

You need to first obtain CEH certification from EC-Council and must be employed by a government or military agency or be a contract employee of the Government.

3. How do I apply for CNDA?

Please submit the CNDA Application Form and remit the application fee of USD200 at our online store.

For further enquiries, please contact at [email protected]

4. Do I need to renew my CNDA annually?

No. CNDA validity is the same as the CEH certification.

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