Release : 12.8.x
Component : SITEMINDER SECURE PROXY SERVER
"HSTS stands for HTTP Strict Transport Security. The main objective of HSTS is to protect websites against various attacks like SSL strip, Cookie Hijacking, Downgrade attack etc. RFC 6797 covers the exact IETF standardized functionality of HSTS. HSTS enables servers to declare to other entities (Web browsers, Applications etc.) to communicate to the server only via HTTPS connection. This is done by web server by setting Strict-Transport-Security HTTP response header field.