Assignment Objectives: Describe interoperability trends in the development of applications and network equipment for increased security. Describe how vendors and developers collaborate in the development of security tools. Purpose:

Assignment Objectives: Describe interoperability trends in the development of applications and network equipment for increased security. Describe how vendors and developers collaborate in the development of security tools. Purpose: Many vendors have developed proprietary systems over the years and many others have realized that interoperability and collaboration are major goals among many system and software developers and device manufacturers. In today’s networking environment, most devices and applications and developed so they will interoperate with different vendors and manufacturers.