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Implementing Juniper Networks Secure Analytics

This three-day course discusses the configuration of Juniper Networks JSA Series Secure Analytics (formerly known as Security Threat Response Manager [STRM]) in a typical network environment. Key topics include deploying a JSA Series device in the network, configuring flows, running reports, and troubleshooting.

 

Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience in configuring, testing, and troubleshooting the JSA Series device. This course uses the Juniper Networks Secure Analytics (JSA) VM virtual appliance for the hands-on component. This course is based on JSA software 2014.2R4. Implementing Juniper Networks Secure Analytics is an introductory-level course.

Target Audience

This course is intended for network engineers, support personnel, reseller support, and anyone responsible for implementing the JSA system.

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Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the JSA system and its basic functionality
  • Describe the hardware used with the JSA system
  • Identify the technology behind the JSA system
  • Identify the JSA system’s primary design divisions—display versus detection, and events versus traffic
  • Plan and prepare for a new installation
  • Access the administration console
  • Configure the network hierarchy
  • Configure the automatic update process
  • Access the Deployment Editor
  • Describe the JSA system’s internal processes
  • Describe event and flow source configuration
  • List key features of the JSA architecture
  • Describe the JSA system’s processing logic
  • Interpret the correlation of flow and event data
  • List the architectural component that provides each key function
  • Describe Events and explain where they come from
  • Access the Log Activity interface
  • Execute Event searches
  • Describe flows and their origin
  • Configure the Network Activity interface
  • Execute Flow searches
  • Specify the JSA system’s Asset Management and Vulnerability Assessment functionality
  • Access the Assets interface
  • View Asset Profile data
  • View Server Discovery
  • Access the Vulnerability Assessment Scan Manager to produce vulnerability assessments (VAs)
  • Access vulnerability scanner configuration
  • View vulnerability profiles
  • Describe rules
  • Configure rules
  • Configure Building Blocks (BBs)
  • Explain how rules and flows work together
  • Access the Offense Manager interface
  • Understand Offense types
  • Configure Offense actions
  • Navigate the Offense interface
  • Explain the Offense summary screen
  • Search Offenses
  • Use the JSA system’s Reporting functionality to produce graphs and reports
  • Navigate the Reporting interface
  • Configure Report Groups
  • Demonstrate Report Branding
  • View Report formats
  • Identify the basic information on maintaining and troubleshooting the JSA system
  • Navigate the JSA dashboard
  • List flow and event troubleshooting steps
  • Access the Event Mapping Tool
  • Configure Event Collection for Junos devices
  • Configure Flow Collection for Junos devices
  • Explain high availability (HA) functionality on a JSA device

Pre-Requisites

This course assumes that students have basic networking knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Understanding of TCP/IP operation;
  • Understanding of network security concepts; and
  • Experience in network security administration.

Course Content

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Product Overview

  • Overview of the JSA Series Device
  • Hardware
  • Collection
  • Operational Flow

Chapter 3: Initial Configuration

  • A New Installation
  • Administration Console
  • Platform Configuration
  • Deployment Editor
  • Lab 1: Initial Configuration

Chapter 4: Architecture

  • Processing Log Activity
  • Processing Network Activity
  • JSA Deployment Options

Chapter 5: Log Activity

  • Log Activity Overview
  • Configuring Log Activity
  • Lab 2: Log Activity

Chapter 6: Network Activity

  • Network Activity Overview
  • Configuring Network Activity
  • Lab 3: Network Activity

Chapter 7: Assets and Vulnerability Assessment

  • Asset Interface
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Vulnerability Scanners
  • Lab 4: Assets and Vulnerability Assessment

Chapter 8: Rules

  • Rules
  • Configure Rules and Building Blocks
  • Lab 5: Rules

Chapter 9: Offense Manager

  • Offense Manager
  • Offense Manager Configuration
  • Offense Investigation
  • Lab 6: Configure the Offense Manager

Chapter 10: JSA Reporting

  • Reporting Functionality
  • Reporting Interface
  • Lab 7: Reporting

Chapter 11: Basic Tuning and Troubleshooting

  • Basic Tuning
  • Troubleshooting

Chapter 12: Configuring Junos Devices for Use with JSA

  • Collecting Junos Events
  • Collecting Junos Flows
  • Lab 8: Configuring Junos Devices for JSA

Appendix A: High Availability

  • High Availability
  • Configuring High Availability

 

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