Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Implementing Juniper Networks Secure Analytics (IJSA)


LENGTH: 24 Hours (3 days)

PRICE: €2 850,00


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.


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.


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


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.


Day 1

Chapter 1: Course Introduction

Chapter 2: Product Overview

Overview of the JSA Series Device
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

Day 2

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

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

Day 3

Chapter 10: JSA Reporting

Reporting Functionality
Reporting Interface
Lab 7: Reporting

Chapter 11: Basic Tuning and Troubleshooting

Basic Tuning

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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