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Introduction to Juniper Security Devices and Policy

by Sean Wilkins

This course focuses on teaching students the basics of Juniper Connected Security, including their approach to network security and the initial configuration of their SRX appliance offerings.

What you'll learn

Juniper is one of the main networking and security vendors and the knowledge of their product and solution offerings can be an advantage when coming into many modern working environments.

In this course, Introduction to Juniper Security Devices and Policy, along with the two other accompanying courses, focuses on the Juniper Connected Security approach, and then goes into more detail about how their SRX appliance offerings operate within this framework including supporting:

  • stateless and stateful firewall
  • IPS
  • NAT
  • UTM
  • other security features
First, you will learn about the different security approaches that are used by security professionals, including Juniper's connected security approach.
Next, you will explore the different capabilities that are part of Junipers SRX next generation firewall solution. Then, you will discover the different security objects that are used in the creation of a Juniper security policy.
Finally, you will gain an understanding of policy creation using the SRX platform, using zone, global and unified policy options.

By the end of this course, you'll have a firm base of understanding of the basics of Juniper connected security.

Course FAQ

What is Juniper Connected Security?

Juniper is one of the main networking and security vendors at the enterprise level.

What are SRX appliances used for?

The Juniper SRX series of devices are Juniper's next generation firewall that packs the ability to perform a number of different functions within a single series of devices.

Who is this course for?

This course specifically is targeted at introducing you to the Juniper Security environment, including covering their different approaches and products.

What will I learn in this course?

Learn about the different security approaches that are used by security professionals, explore the different capabilities that are part of Junipers SRX next generation firewall solution, discover the different security objects that are used in the creation of a Juniper security policy, and more.

About the author

Sean Wilkins is an accomplished networking consultant and writer for infoDispersion (www.infodispersion.com) who has been in the IT field for over 20 years working with several large enterprises. Sean holds certifications with Cisco (CCNP/CCDP), Microsoft (MCSE) and CompTIA (A+ and Network+). His educational accomplishments include: a Master’s of Science in Information Technology with a focus in Network Architecture and Design, and a Master’s of Science in Organizational Management.

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