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Junos Security Certification Track

The Juniper Networks Certification Program (JNCP) Junos Security certification track is a program that allows participants to demonstrate competence with Juniper Networks technology. Successful candidates demonstrate thorough understanding of security technology in general and Junos software for SRX Series devices.

Certification CredentialPrerequisite Certification

Juniper Networks Certified Associate Junos (JNCIA-Junos)

None. This is the entry-level credential for the Junos Tracks.

Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Security (JNCIS-SEC)

JNCIA-Junos

Juniper Networks Certified Professional Security (JNCIP-SEC)

JNCIS-SEC

Juniper Networks Certified Expert Security (JNCIE-SEC)

JNCIP-SEC


Learn more about the Junos Security Track recommended study preparation resources.

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Security, Specialist (JNCIS-SEC)

Exam Registration

Practice Test

Practice Test: To assess your skill level and to identify gaps in your knowledge, take this free practice exam. This practice exam can be taken as many times as you like until you are comfortable with the material. START

Designed for experienced networking professionals with intermediate knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos software for SRX Series devices, this written exam verifies the candidate’s understanding of security technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

JNCIS-SEC exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

JNCIS-SEC certification is valid for two years. Recertification is achieved by passing the JN0-332 exam.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • Junos Security Overview
  • Zones
  • Security Policies
  • Firewall User Authentication
  • Screens
  • NAT
  • IPsec VPNs
  • High Availability (HA) Clustering
  • Unified Threat Management (UTM)

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Security, Professional (JNCIP-SEC)

Exam Registration

Practice Test

Practice Test: To assess your skill level and to identify gaps in your knowledge, take this free practice exam. This practice exam can be taken as many times as you like until you are comfortable with the material. START

Designed for experienced networking professionals with advanced knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos software for SRX Series devices, this written exam verifies the candidate’s understanding of advanced security technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

JNCIP-SEC exam topics are based on the content of the recommended instructor led training courses, as well as the additional resources.

JNCIP-SEC certification is valid for two years. Recertification is achieved by passing the JN0-633 exam.

Detailed Exam Objectives include:

  • Application-Aware Security Services
  • Virtualization
  • Advanced NAT
  • Advanced IPsec VPNs
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Transparent Mode
  • Troubleshooting

Test LevelExam InformationDescription

Security, Expert (JNCIE-SEC)

Exam Registration

  • Exam code: JPR-932
  • Lab Exam (Hands-on Lab)
  • Held at selected Juniper Networks testing centers
  • Exam length: 8 hours
  • Prerequisite certification: JNCIP-SEC
  • Junos Software Release:
    • 11.4
  • Recommended Training: Above plus additional training as individually required.
  • Bootcamp:
  • Additional Resources:

At the pinnacle of the Junos Security certification track is the 1-day JNCIE-SEC practical exam. This exam is designed to validate the networking professionals’ ability to deploy, configure, manage and troubleshoot JUNOS-based security platforms. Throughout this 8-hour practical exam, candidates will build a secure enterprise network consisting of multiple firewall devices interconnected via IPSec VPNs. Successful candidates will perform system configuration on all devices, configure secure management capabilities, install complex policies and attack prevention features, HA capabilities, IPS features.

The JNCIE-SEC is valid for two years. Re-certification is achieved by passing the current version of the JNCIP-SEC exam.

Exam topics MAY include:

  • Infrastructure Concepts
  • High Availability
  • Firewall Policies
  • IPSec VPNs
  • NAT
  • Attack Prevention
  • Extended Implementation Concepts