Security, Specialist (JNCIS-SEC)

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The Security track enables you to demonstrate a thorough understanding of security technology in general and Junos OS software for SRX Series devices. JNCIS-SEC, the specialist-level certification in this track, is designed for networking professionals with intermediate knowledge of the Juniper Networks Junos OS for SRX Series devices. The written exam verifies your understanding of security technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

This track contains four certifications:

  • JNCIA-SEC: Security, Associate. For details, see JNCIA-SEC.
  • JNCIS-SEC: Security, Specialist. For details, see the sections below.
  • JNCIP-SEC: Security, Professional. For details, see JNCIP-SEC.
  • JNCIE-SEC: Secuirty, Expert. For details, see JNCIE-SEC.

Exam Preparation

We recommend the following resources to help you prepare for your exam. However, these resources aren't required, and using them doesn't guarantee you'll pass the exam.

Exam Objectives

Here’s a high-level view of the skillset required to successfully complete the JNCIS-Sec certification exam.

Exam Objective

Description

Application Security

Identify application security concepts

  • Application Firewall
  • Application QoS
  • Applicate ID
  • APBR

Demonstrate knowledge how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot application security

Identify application IDP/IDS concepts

  • IPS database management
  • IPS policy

Demonstrate knowledge how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot IDP/IDS

Security Policies (Advanced)

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of security policies

  • ALGs
  • Logging
  • Session management
  • Scheduling

Demonstrate knowledge of how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot security policies

Advanced Threat Prevension (ATP)

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of Sky ATP

  • Supported files
  • Components
  • Security feeds
  • Traffic remediation
  • Workflow

Demonstrate knowledge of how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot Sky ATP

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of JATP

  • Cyber kill chain
  • Application
  • Traffic remediation

Demonstrate knowledge of how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot JATP

High Availability (HA) Clustering

Identify the concepts, benefits, or operation of HA

  • HA features and characteristics
  • Deployment requirements and considerations
  • Chassis cluster characteristics and operation
  • Real-time objects and state synchronization

Demonstrate knowledge of how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot clustering

Virtual SRX or cSRX

Describe concepts, general features, or functionality of virtualized security using vSRX or cSRX

  • Installation
  • Deployment scenarios
  • Troubleshooting

Juniper Identify Management Services (JIMS)

Identify concepts, general features, or functionality of JIMS

  • Ports and protocols
  • Data flow

Demonstrate knowledge of how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot JIMS

SSL Proxy

Identify concepts, general features, or functionality of SSL Proxy

  • Certificates
  • Client and server protection

Demonstrate knowledge of how to configure, monitor, or troubleshoot SSL proxy

Juniper Secure Analytics(JSA)

Identify concepts, general features, or functionality of JSA

  • Logging
  • Analytics

Exam Details

Exam questions are derived from the recommended training and the exam resources listed above. Pass/fail status is available immediately after taking the exam. The exam is only provided in English.

JN0-334

90 minutes

Written exam, plus 65 multiple-choice questions

Junos OS 19.1

Recertification

Juniper certifications are valid for three years. For more information, see Recertification.