JNCIE Security Bootcamp (JNCIE SEC BC)


This five-day course is designed to serve as the ultimate preparation for the Juniper Networks Certified Internet Expert—Security (JNCIE-SEC) exam. The course focuses on caveats and tips useful for potential test candidates and emphasizes hands-on practice through a series of timed lab simulations. On the final day of the course, students are given a six-hour lab simulation emulating the testing topics and environment from the real exam. This course is based on Junos OS Release 12.1X46-D10.2 for SRX Series devices.

Target Audience

This course benefits individuals who have already honed their skills on enterprise security technologies and could use some practice and tips in preparation for the JNCIE-SEC exam.


Students should have passed the Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional-Security (JNCIP-SEC) written exam or achieved an equal of expertise through Education Services course ware and hands-on experience.

Course Objectives

After successfully completing this course, you should:

  • Be better prepared for success in taking the actual JNCIE-SEC exam.
  • Be well-versed in exam topics, environment, and conditions.

Course Outline

Day 1 

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Exam Strategies

  • Prior to the Exam
  • Exam Day
  • After the Exam

Chapter 3: Infrastructure Concepts

  • Section Topics
  • System Tasks
  • Zones
  • Issues and Tips
  • Infrastructure and Zones Lab

Chapter 4: Building Clusters

  • Setting Up Clustering
  • Redundancy Groups and Reth Groups
  • Failovers
  • Issues and Tips
  • Creating Clusters Lab

Day 2

Chapter 5: Security Policies

  • Security Policies
  • ALGs
  • Schedulers
  • Bypass Flow Forwarding
  • Logging
  • Issues and Tips
  • Building Security Policies Lab

Chapter 6: IPsec VPNs

  • Overview of VPN Configuration
  • IKE Proposals, Policies, and Gateways
  • IPsec Proposals, Policies, and Gateways
  • Route-Based, Dynamic, and Certificate-Based VPNs
  • Identifying IPsec Issues
  • Issues and Tips
  • Building IPsec VPNs Lab

Day 3

Chapter 7: Network Address Translation

  • Implementation of NAT
  • Source NAT
  • Destination NAT
  • Static NAT
  • Overlapping IP Addresses
  • Verification Commands and Common Issues
  • Network Address Translation Lab

Chapter 8: Attack Prevention

  • Overview of Attack Prevention
  • IDP
  • AppSecure
  • Additional Prevention Capabilities
  • Issues and Tips
  • Attack Prevention Lab

Day 4

Chapter 9: Unified Threat Management and Screen Options

  • Overview of UTM
  • Web Filtering
  • Anti-Virus
  • Screen Options
  • UTM and Screen Options Lab

Chapter 10: Extended Implementation Concepts

  • Transparent Mode
  • Filter-Based Forwarding
  • Extended Implementations Lab

Day 5

  • JNCIE-SEC Full Lab Simulation

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