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interface

Definition(s):

  In a service-oriented architecture, a specification of the operations that a service offers its clients. In WSDL 2.0 an interface component describes sequences of messages that a service sends or receives. In WSDL 1.1 an interface is specified in a portType element.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-95 under Interface from Open Grid Services Architecture Glossary of Terms

  Common boundary between independent systems or modules where interactions take place.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 from CNSSI 4009-2015

  A boundary between the IoT device and entities where interactio
Source(s):
NISTIR 8259A under Interface from CNSSI 4009-2015 - Derived