Imerzi 1 is an Online course with a significant focus on network defense. In fact, the EC-Council Certified Network Defender certification is quickly rising in popularity within the cybersecurity industry. CND is a skills-based, lab intensive program based on a job-task analysis and cybersecurity education framework presented by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). This “running” course is highly interactive resulting in tremendous growth in wholistic system of system understanding and a big boost in skills-based confidence. This is an absolute must-complete course for future competitive cyber team leaders.