Configuring Juniper Networks NetScreen & SSG Firewalls


  • Rob Cameron, Security Solutions Engineer for Juniper Networks, San Jose, CA
  • Chris Cantrell
  • Anne Hemni
  • Lisa Lorenzin

Juniper Networks Secure Access SSL VPN appliances provide a complete range of remote access appliances for the smallest companies up to the largest service providers. This comprehensive configuration guide will allow system administrators and security professionals to configure these appliances to allow remote and mobile access for employees. If you manage and secure a larger enterprise, this book will help you to provide remote and/or extranet access for employees, partners, and customers from a single platform.
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Juniper Networks family of NetScreen and SSG Firewalls are second only to Cisco in worldwide unit sales. These devices are becoming increasingly sophisticated as threats to networks continue to grow exponentially. This is the essential reference for any IT professional responsible for configuring and managing the devices.Configuring Juniper Networks NetScreen & SSG Firewalls is the only complete reference to this family of products. It covers all of the newly released features of the product line as highlighted by Juniper Networks, including:• Deep Inspection firewall extends stateful inspection to detectapplication level attacks and stop them at the network perimeter.• Integrated Intrusion Prevention for unmatched application-levelprotection against worms, Trojans, Spyware and malware in theenterprise, carrier and data center environments.• Centralized, policy-based management minimizes the chance ofoverlooking security holes by simplifying roll-out and network-wideupdates.• Virtualization technologies make it easy for administrators to dividethe network into secure segments for additional protection.• Built-in high availability features allow pairs of devices to be deployed together to eliminate single points of failure• Rapid Deployment features help minimize repetitive tasks andadministrative burden associated with wide spread deployments.


Book information

  • Published: December 2006
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-118-1

Table of Contents

1: Networking and Security 2: Dissecting the NetScreen Firewall 3: Deploying NetScreen Firewalls 4: Policy Configuration 5: Advanced Policy Configuration 6: User Authentication 7: Routing 8: Address Translation 9: Transparent Mode 10: Attack Detection and Defense 11: VPN Usage and Theory 12: Virtual Systems 13: HA 14: Troubleshooting