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Network Access Control - Live Chat Session - Thursday, March 18 at 2pm ET / 11am PT

by ‎03-05-2010 10:16 AM - edited ‎03-09-2010 12:56 PM


You're Invited - Live Chat Session

Please join us for a live chat session with subject matter experts to answer your questions on Network Access Control and Remote Access in the Federal environment.

Thursday, March 18, 2010
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

During this live chat, we'll address a number of topics including:

  • How to guarantee only Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) accesses the network
  • How to authenticate local or remote connections to your infrastructure using CAC/PIV cards or other credentials
  • Role-based authorization and single sign-on
  • How to validate host-based firewalls and antivirus software before access
  • Benefits of applying NAC and end system compliance in your networks
  • Real-life examples of how customers use NAC

Please feel free to submit your chat questions ahead of time by sending an email to



Step 1: Make sure you sign-up for J-Net:

  1. Make sure you create an account in our J-Net Community 24 hours prior to the event
  2. Once you've created an account and receive a confirmation email, log-in to J-Net and create a username and password
  3. Now you're ready to chat! Read instructions below on how to join the NAC chat session on 3/18/10

Step 2: Logging into the live chat session:

  1. Sign-in to J-Net using your user name and password at
  2. Scroll down to the "Live Chat" section
  3. Click on "Federal Chat"

*Please make sure you sign-in to your J-Net account in order to participate in the session!

*Please note the chat will not open until 10 minutes prior to the live event

All attendees, who are registered JNet users, will be eligible to receive a Network Access Control for Dummies book!


About the Presenters: 


  Edwin Cowart is a Systems Engineering Manager with Juniper Networks, specializing in network access control. Edwin has more than twenty years experience in the software security and software development arena. In his current role at Juniper, his focus is on the access control challenges of the Federal business sector. This focus includes open standards like Trusted Network Connect and IEEE 802.1X. Edwin joined Juniper in 2005. Prior to Juniper Networks, he worked at Funk Software, which pioneered Network Access Control and FIPS solutions for 802.11i. Juniper Networks acquired Funk Software in 2005. Edwin holds an MBA in Information Technology and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Georgia.


 Jay Dineshkumar is a Systems Engineer with Juniper Networks, specializing in Access Control solutions such as SSL VPN remote access.  Jay has more than 15 years of experience in networking and security solutions. In his current role and Juniper, Jay specializes on SSL VPN solutions for the Federal sector focusing on Smartcard auth and FIPs approved systems.  Jay joined Juniper in 2005 and holds a Bachelors of Science in Information Systems management from University of Maryland.


Paul Wilkens is a Senior Systems Engineer with Juniper Networks, has more than 15 years of experience in network-based security and auditing techniques.  His duties at Juniper include working with Department of Defense test laboratories to ensure compliance with information assurance certification requirements.  Prior to joining Juniper, he spent several years consulting in datacenter and high-performance computing environments, then helped Nokia's service provider division pioneer multi-tenant security solutions.  He received a B.A. in Biology from Reed College, with a concentration in scientific computation.


Please join us Thursday, January 21 at 11am Pacific, for a live chat with the authors of Junos High Availability


For more information, please see related post in the JUNOS board here.


The Live Chat URL is:


9/22/09 11am PT, Live Text Chat with Training and Cert. team on new JUNOS-based certs and courseware

by on ‎09-14-2009 02:28 PM - last edited on ‎09-22-2009 09:55 AM by

9/22/09 11am PT, Live Text Chat with Training and Certification team members Bill Ahlstrom, Kevin Freitas and Jan LaTourette on new JUNOS-based certifications and courseware 


[9/22/09 Update]  The chat URL is Chat will open at 11AM PT on 9/22/2009.


Please join us Tuesday, September 22 at 11am Pacific, for a live chat with members of our Training and Certification team. We'll take your questions and discuss changes to our technical certification program, including new JUNOS-based Enterprise certifications and courseware.


We'll post more details in the next few days but wanted to give you a heads up to get this on your calendar.

Message Edited by jmattan on 09-14-2009 02:29 PM
Message Edited by jmattan on 09-14-2009 02:30 PM
Message Edited by ac on 09-22-2009 09:55 AM

Join us Tuesday, September 1 at 11am Pacific, for a live chat with one of the authors of the JUNOS Enterprise Routing and JUNOS Enterprise Switching books, Doug Marschke. These books are study guides for using JUNOS in the Enterprise as well as a number of JUNOS certifications.


We'll post more details in the next few days but wanted to give you a heads up to get this on your calendar.


Update 8/31/2009:


For more information about the live chat please go to this thread

The Live Chat URL will be  Please note: This URL will not be active until 9/1/2009 at 11AM PT.

Message Edited by ac on 08-31-2009 11:52 AM
Message Edited by ac on 08-31-2009 11:53 AM

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