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Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 'STARTTLS' Client Detection

Info

Synopsis

This client has initiated the 'STARTTLS' command with a remote server.

Description

This host has initiated a 'STARTTLS' connection with a remote server. 'STARTTLS' is an extension to plain text communication protocols, which offers a way to upgrade a plain text connection to an encrypted (TLS or SSL) connection instead of using a separate port for encrypted communication.

Solution

Ensure that such behavior is in alignment with corporate policies and guidelines.