Security Director

Security Director enables organizations to manage security anywhere and everywhere, on-premises and in the cloud with unified policy management that follows users, devices, and applications wherever they go. Policies can be created once and applied everywhere. Use Security Director Cloud for network-wide visibility and policy management for deployments on-premises, in the cloud, and as a service.

Security Director is the Juniper portal to a secure access service edge (SASE) architecture. Easily manage and deploy security policies from a single UI across all environments. Automate threat remediation and micro-segmentation policies across the entire network with Policy Enforcer, Security Director’s built-in security orchestration.

Key Features


  • Manage tens of thousands of sites simultaneously
  • Create policies for validated threat prevention, user and application access control, secure connectivity, and more — and apply them anywhere
  • Protect private and public cloud workloads with metadata-based security controls
  • Correlate and analyze each stage of an attack in sequence, regardless of which product made the detection, and stop threats across your network with Policy Enforcer’s one-click mitigation
  • Security Assurance guarantees that security rules are always placed correctly for intended effectiveness

Features + Benefits

Centralized Management

Configure and manage application security, firewalls, and security intelligence, along with VPN, IPS, and NAT security policies, all through a single interface, both on-premises and in the cloud.

Scalable Security Policy

Extend a security policy across tens of thousands of SRX Series firewalls and site locations, while granularly managing several logical system instances for each individual SRX Series device.

Security Assurance

Automate security policies across the network, including firewalls, routers, and switches, for accurate enforcement, consistent security, and compliance.

Actionable Attack Insights

Automatically correlate detection events across your security stack, track each stage of an attack, and prioritize security incidents based on risk and severity.

Logging and Reporting

Get detailed reporting with logging capabilities through integration with Junos Log Director.

Infrastructure Optimization

Optimize the network infrastructure for security management innovations through integration with the open and secure Junos Space Network Management Platform.

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CUSTOMER SUCCESS

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More than 1.5 million people call the City of Philadelphia home. It’s the birthplace of liberty and the cheesesteaks. Philadelphia is also an innovator in advanced IT services, with a citywide network that supports 30,000 workers in dozens of departments from first responders to urban planners. The city’s Juniper backbone has delivered 99.99% uptime over more than five years.

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Security Director

Centralized security management, analytics, and unified policy orchestration delivered to users, devices, and applications wherever they go, on-premises, in the cloud, and around the world.

Technical Features
  • Manage tens of thousands of sites simultaneously
  • Create policies for validated threat prevention, user and application access control, secure connectivity, and more — and apply them anywhere
  • Protect private and public cloud workloads with metadata-based security controls
  • Correlate and analyze each stage of an attack in sequence, regardless of which product made the detection, and stop threats across your network with Policy Enforcer’s one-click mitigation
  • Security Assurance guarantees that security rules are always placed correctly for intended effectiveness
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Secure Edge

Juniper Secure Edge provides full-stack Secure Services Edge (SSE) capabilities to protect web, SaaS, and on-premises applications and provide users with consistent and secure access that follows them wherever they go. When combined with Juniper’s AI-Driven SD-WAN, Juniper Secure Edge provides a best-in-suite SASE solution that helps organizations deliver seamless and secure end-user experiences that leverage existing architectures and grow with them as they expand their SASE footprint. 

Technical Features
  • Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS) identifies applications and inspects traffic for exploits and malware with over 99.5 percent effectiveness.
  • Secure Web Gateway (SWG) protects web access by enforcing acceptable use policies and preventing web-borne threats.
  • Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) provides visibility into SaaS applications and granular controls to ensure authorized access, threat prevention, and compliance.
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP). Classifies and monitors data transactions and ensures business- compliance requirements and data-protection rules are followed.
  • Advanced Threat Prevention. Discovers zero-day malware and malicious connections, including botnets and C2, even when traffic cannot be decrypted. Enforces granular protection mechanisms, such as file quarantine and reduced access rights. 
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Policy Enforcer

Centralized orchestration that automates policy across your network and security stack, including Juniper and third-party products, to distribute enforcement and better secure your network.

Technical Features
  • Infected host tracking and blocking
  • Custom threat feeds
  • Metadata-based dynamic access control policies
  • Threat mitigation for private and public cloud deployments
  • DDoS mitigation

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Connected Security

Juniper Connected Security safeguards users, applications, and infrastructure by extending security to every point of connection, from client to cloud, across the entire network.

Next-Generation Firewall

Juniper next-generation firewalls reduce the risk of attack and provide granular control of applications, users, and devices through identity-based policies, microsegmentation, VPN connectivity, and validated threat prevention.

AI-Driven SD-WAN

Enrich user experiences across the WAN with AI-Driven insight, automation, action, and native security.

Public Cloud Security

Accelerate public cloud adoption securely with simple deployment, consistent security, and unified management at every level: within workloads, between applications and instances, and across environments.

Data Center Networks

Simplify operations and assure reliability with the modern, automated data center. Juniper helps you automate and continuously validate the entire network lifecycle to ease design, deployment, and operations.

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture brings together networking and security, providing direct, secure access to applications as they move to the cloud.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls, by Rajpreet Kaur, Jeremy D'Hoinne, Nat Smith, Adam Hils, 02 November, 2021.

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